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LEAP YEAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does leap year mean? 

LEAP YEAR (noun)
  The noun LEAP YEAR has 1 sense:

1. in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years not divisible by 400

  Familiarity information: LEAP YEAR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEAP YEAR (noun)


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Meaning:

In the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years not divisible by 400

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

366 days; bissextile year; intercalary year; leap year

Hypernyms ("leap year" is a kind of...):

twelvemonth; year; yr (a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days)


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