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calendar day

noun
1.
the period from one midnight to the following midnight.
Origin of calendar day
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • The University of Oxford still offers public thanks for Bodley's generosity upon his calendar-day.

    The Great Book-Collectors Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
British Dictionary definitions for calendar-day

calendar day

noun
1.
See day (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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