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solar year

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chronology
solar yearˌsolar ˈyear noun [countable]  TMCthe period of time in which the Earth travels once around the Sun, equal to just over 365 days
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solar yearBut since then our calendar year has been the same as the solar year.Our calendar year is based on the solar year - the number of days the earth takes to travel round the sun.
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