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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a day or month inserted to make the documented year correspond to the solar year.

Usage examples (36)
  • Feb. 29 is an intercalary day
  • The intercalary years of the cycle are distinguished by an asterisk.
  • Anterior intercalary vein: Diptera; = media 2 (Comst.); of Loew = discoidal vein.
  • Something, however, was arranged in those intercalary moments between the raising of the glasses. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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