Definition of natural year in English:

natural year

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noun

  • The tropical or solar year. See year ( sense 1).
    More example sentences
    • For while you are breathing from January to January, the natural year is breathing by a different schedule.
    • Now, because the natural year is approximately 365 days and 6 hours, it means that approximately every four years we have an extra day in the year - hence the leap years.
    • Differing pagan groups emphasise different events but the common themes relate to the cycle of the natural year and old agricultural related themes such as spring planting and autumn harvest.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody