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Sothic cycle

noun

  1. (in the ancient Egyptian calendar) a period of 1460 Sothic years.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Sothic cycle1

First recorded in 1855–60; Soth(is) + -ic

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Example Sentences

To what Sothic cycle are these 443 years or xv generations said to belong?

The greatest aid in fixing Egyptian chronology is the Sothic Cycle.

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