Definition of lunar year in English:

lunar year

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noun

A period of twelve lunar months (approximately 354 days).
More example sentences
  • It may be useful to note, first of all, that the Muslim year is a lunar year of twelve months, that is, about ten days short of a solar year.
  • In marking off days and lunations on lengths of dowel, the eleven day disparity between the solar year and the lunar year is found directly.
  • The lunar year is approximately 354 days long, so the months rotate backward through the seasons and are not fixed to the Gregorian calendar.

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