Lunar-month meaning

The average time between successive new or full moons, equal to 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes.
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The average time between successive occurrences of the same phase of the Moon, equal to approximately 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes. Depending on the lunar calendar being used, a lunar month can begin with the new moon or the full moon. &diamf3; A period of 12 lunar months is a lunar year .
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A period from one new moon until the next.
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A synodic month of approximately 29.53 days, measured from a lunar phase until the return of that same phase.
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A sidereal month of approximately 27.32 days, the length of time taken by the moon in its orbit about the Earth to return to the same point as viewed against the background of stars.
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