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year

 
Noun year has 4 senses
  1. year, twelvemonth, yr - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"
    --1 is a kind of time period, period of time, period
    --1 is a part of decade, decennary, decennium
    --1 has particulars:
     church year, Christian year; Holy Year; New Year; common year, 365 days; leap year, intercalary year, 366 days, bissextile year; off year; off year; calendar year, civil year; fiscal year, financial year; annum; year of grace; Y2K
  2. year - a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity; "a school year"
    --2 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    --2 has particulars: school year, academic year
  3. year - the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun; "a Martian year takes 687 of our days"
    --3 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    --3 has parts: month; season, time of year
    --3 has particulars:
     anomalistic year; solar year, tropical year, astronomical year, equinoctial year; lunar year; sidereal year
  4. class, year - a body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High"
    --4 is a kind of gathering, assemblage
    --4 has particulars:
     graduating class; senior class; junior class; sophomore class; freshman class
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