Definition of Lunisolar calendar

1. Noun. A calendar based on both lunar and solar cycles.

Generic synonyms: Calendar
Specialized synonyms: Hebrew Calendar, Jewish Calendar, Hindu Calendar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lunisolar Calendar

lungs
lungsful
lungworm
lungworms
lungwort
lungworts
lungyi
lungyis
lunicurrent
lunier
lunies
luniest
luniform
lunijianlaite
lunisolar
lunisolar calendar (current term)
lunistices
lunitidal
lunitidal interval
lunk
lunker
lunkers
lunkhead
lunkheaded
lunkheads
lunkish
lunks
lunky
lunokhod

Literary usage of Lunisolar calendar

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1. The Maya Year by Cyrus Thomas (1894)
"... and kinfolk of the Mayas, were said by Houzeau to have had a lunisolar calendar more exact than the Julian calendar, though this is doubted by many. ..."

2. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association, American Ethnological Society (1892)
"... even the ancient Aztecs of our own continent had, according to Houzeau, a lunisolar calendar more exact than the Julian calendar.1 The shorter of these ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... among the Greeks and all who have derived knowledge from them, has always been the foundation of the lunisolar calendar. It is now well understood that ..."

4. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and edited by [Anonymus AC02893924] (1879)
"... to regulate a lunisolar calendar. We should be disposed to infer that the " star of stars " was the Pleiades, if evidence can be found for the use of ..."

5. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"tion of the lunisolar calendar. It is now w\-ll \.- that the Metonic moon, and not that of the rri . referee in the settlement of religious fe»lu. ..."

6. The Judgment of Paris and Some Other Legends Astronomically Considered by Emmeline Mary Plunket (1908)
"... of Agade—followed a scientifically arranged lunisolar calendar; that they intercalated a month either in the middle or at the end of their years, ..."

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