Definition of Civil day
1. Noun. A day reckoned from midnight to midnight.
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Specialized synonyms: Day, Date, Day Of The Week
Group relationships: Hebdomad, Week
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Literary usage of Civil day
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The civil solar month begins with its first civu day, which is determined, in different localities, in the same manner with the first civil day of the ..."
2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"For the civil day of 24 hours we find in one place (Dan. viii. ... The common word for day as distinguished from night is also used for the civil day, ..."