Definition of golden number in English:

golden number

Line breaks: gold¦en num¦ber

noun

The number showing a year’s place in the Metonic lunar cycle, used to fix the date of Easter for that year.
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  • Tables had been brought into use in 530 in which each year was given a golden number indicating its place in the cycle, most possibly so named because they were marked in gold in medieval calendars.

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