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Lunar month   /lˈunər mənθ/   Listen
Lunar month

noun
1.
The period between successive new moons (29.531 days).  Synonyms: lunation, moon, synodic month.






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"Lunar month" Quotes from Famous Books



... the answer—nine months. She may be surprised to learn, however, that such an answer is wanting in scientific precision. It is too indefinite, and is erroneous. There is a great difference between the calendar and the lunar month. Each lunar month having twenty-eight days, the period of nine lunar months is two hundred and fifty-two days. Nine calendar months, including February, represent, on the contrary, two hundred and seventy-three ...
— The Physical Life of Woman: - Advice to the Maiden, Wife and Mother • Dr. George H Napheys



Words linked to "Lunar month" :   moon, lunar year, month, lunation, synodic month



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