tropical year

noun
year ( def 4b ).

Origin:
1585–95

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tropical year
 
n
another name for solar year See year

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tropical year  
A solar year. See under solar time.
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Example sentences
The locals are friendly, the food is good, and the weather is tropical year-round.
The five or six extra days needed to approximate the solar or tropical year were placed after the months at the end of each year.
The north has a more temperate climate, while the south is more tropical year round.
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