Definition of Intercalary year
1. Noun. In the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercalary Year
Literary usage of Intercalary year
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"The Egyptian intercalary year, however, 'does not correspond to the Julian leap year, but is the year immediately preceding ; and the intercalation takes ..."
2. Fasti Hellenici, the civil and literary chronology of Greece from the by Henry Fynes Clinton (1834)
"And this could only happen in an intercalary year. In the intercalary years of the Metonic cycle 3. 5.11. 13. 16.19. the sixth Prytania commenced on the ..."
3. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"For after the reform of Augustus the intercalary years were odd years, 761, 765, 769, and so on ; while Caesar's first intercalary year is supposed by ..."
4. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"But in every fourth year the 25th of February was intercalated, and as it had the same letter as the 24th of February, the intercalary year had two ..."
5. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"The length of the year thus varied "wn 5P to 356 days, an intercalary year from 382 10 386 days. 4 An ordinary year was called . ..."