Astronomical year

(def 4b).
Historical Examples

Do all that you can to teach the signs of the zodiac, the days of the seasons, and all the doings of the astronomical year.
Winter Dallas Lore Sharp

His astronomer, by name Sosigenes, did his best, but assumed the astronomical year to be 11 min.
More Science From an Easy Chair Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester

It appears that in China there is no attempt to make the civil year or year of the calendar coincide with the astronomical year.
More Science From an Easy Chair Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester

another name for year See year (sense 4)
astronomical year
A solar year. See under solar time.


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