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leap year in Chronology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishleap yearˈleap year noun [countable]  TMCa year, which happens every fourth year, when February has 29 days instead of 28
Examples from the Corpus
leap yearThis is a leap year, so use that extra day to plan some great outings.Knock! jokes are okay in small doses - like one every second leap year.The leap year proposal ceremony was conducted near the player's entrance by Ayresome Park disc jockey Mark Page.