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Holy Year

noun, Roman Catholic Church
a jubilee year.
Origin of Holy Year
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They call this autumnal equinox the beginning of the civil year, and the vernal equinox the beginning of the Holy Year.

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Holy Year

(RC Church) a period of remission from sin, esp one granted every 25 years
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