Julian-calendar meaning

The solar calendar introduced by Julius Caesar in Rome in 46 bc , having a year of 12 months and 365 days and a leap year of 366 days every fourth year. It was eventually replaced by the Gregorian calendar.
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(proper) The calendar introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 b.c., in which the ordinary year had 365 days: the months were the same as in the Gregorian, or New Style, calendar now used.
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The calendar which was used in the western world before the present-day Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar differed in having all multiple-of-4 years as leap years.
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Origin of julian-calendar

  • Named after Julius Caesar who introduced the calendar in 46 B.C.

    From Wiktionary