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great year

noun, Astronomy
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10

Great Year

noun
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  • While it is not a great year for offensive lineman as a whole, there are still some pretty good ones out there.
  • Tony feels this year could be a great year based on the preliminary program.
  • Of course, these reminders are also great year-round.
British Dictionary definitions for great year

great year

noun
1.
one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes; about 25 800 years
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