year

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year is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
year

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Singular
year

Plural
years

  1. A measure of the time taken for the earth to circle the sun - any 12 month period
    • There are 12 months in one year
    • There are 365 days in one year
  2. The 12 month period between one January and the next. In the western world, years are numbered from the birth of Christ, starting at 1.
    Simple English Wiktionary was started in the year 2005.