Definition of New Style calendar
1. Noun. The solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752.
Generic synonyms: Solar Calendar
Specialized synonyms: Church Calendar, Ecclesiastical Calendar
Terms within: Gregorian Calendar Month, Jan, January, Feb, February, Mar, March, Apr, April, May, June, July, Aug, August, Sep, Sept, September, Oct, October, Nov, November, Dec, December
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Literary usage of New Style calendar
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1. The History of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, from the Settlement by Elizabeth Hubbell Godfrey Schenck (1904)
"New Style calendar.—Congregationalism at Yale College.—Religious controversies increase. —Civil and military officers of 1754.—English traders murdered by ..."
2. Records and Papers of the New London County Historical Society (1906)
"As early as 1582, the Gregorian, a new style calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory XIII; it has since been received by almost all Christian countries; ..."
3. History of New Boston, New Hampshire by Elliott Colby Cogswell (1864)
"... was March, 1736, in the new style, it being borne in mind that the new-style calendar was introduced into England in the year 1752. ..."
4. England and the North: The Russian Embassy of 1613-1614 by Maija Jansson, Nikolai Rogozhin (1994)
"In all cases in the Introduction and the annotation the years are given according to the Gregorian or New Style calendar. However, daily dates are given in ..."
5. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1903)
"The "new style" calendar is also known as the Gregorian, from its founder; the system adopted by Gregory was calculated by Luigi Lilio ..."