Definition of leap day in English:

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leap day

Pronunciation: /ˈlēp ˌdā/


The intercalary day in a leap year; February 29.
Example sentences
  • So every four years a leap day is added to the calendar to allow it to catch up to the solar year.
  • If a leap day is added every fourth year, the average length of the calendar year is 365.25 days.
  • A leap week calendar cannot use the same rules for the leap week as leap day calendar uses for the leap day.

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