abundant year

a·bun·dant year
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-buhn-duh nt yeer]
    • /əˈbʌn dənt yɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-buhn-duh nt yeer]
    • /əˈbʌn dənt yɪər/

Definitions of abundant year words

  • noun abundant year the lunisolar calendar used by Jews, as for determining religious holidays, that is reckoned from 3761 b.c. and was established by Hillel II in the 4th century a.d., the calendar year consisting of 353 days (defective year) 354 days (regular year) or 355 days (perfect year or abundant year) and containing 12 months: Tishri, Heshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar, Nisan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, and Elul, with the 29-day intercalary month of Adar Sheni added after Adar seven times in every 19-year cycle in order to adjust the calendar to the solar cycle. The Jewish ecclesiastical year begins with Nisan and the civil year with Tishri. 1
  • noun abundant year In the Jewish calendar, a year of 355 days or a leap year of 385 days; perfect year. 0

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abundant year popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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