solar year

year ( def 4b ). Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
solar year
See year

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solar year  
See under solar time.
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Example sentences
Five rogue days were tacked on the end of the cycle to complete the solar year.
These dates coincide with none of the four great hinges on which the solar year
  revolves, to wit, the solstices and the equinoxes.
They predicted eclipses, explained the movements of planets, and devised a
  sophisticated calendar of the solar year.
Finding a system that reconciled the lunar year with the solar year was the
  great challenge of calendar-making.
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