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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Insert (days) in a calendar.

Usage examples (32)
  • R. Simai and R. Zadok went to intercalate the year in Lydda, and kept the Sabbath in Ono.
  • "They intercalate the year upon three accounts; for the green year, for the fruit of the tree, and for Tekupha."
  • As this lunar year, like that of the Greeks, was shorter than the solar year, it had been necessary to intercalate an additional month, of varying length, in every...
  • "They do not appoint or determine concerning the new moons, nor do they intercalate the year any where but in the land of Israel: as it is said, The law shall go forth... for more
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