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civil day

noun, Astronomy
day (def 3c).
Origin of civil day
1595-1605 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for civil day
  • The astronomical day commenced at noon of the civil day of the same date.
  • The quality to small water speed the path during civil day.
  • Tho astronomical day begins at noon and tho civil day at tho preceding midnight.
British Dictionary definitions for civil day

civil day

another name for calendar day See day (sense 1)
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