"leap year" Definition

  1. Bissextile; a year containing 366 days; every fourth year which leaps over a day more than a common year, giving to February twenty-nine days. See Bissextile.

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Position in dictionary: 56489 of 111710 words.
Word Type: ,
Words that start with "leap year": 1
Words that end with "leap year": 1
Words that contain "leap year": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of leap year

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