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Julian Calendar.

Roman calendar as reformed ca. 46 BC under Julius Caesar (from whom it takes its name); days were added to the year of adjustment to restore the vernal equinox to March 25; the normal yr. then had 365 days; leap yrs. (every 4th yr.) had a day inserted after February 24. Called Old Style. See also Gregorian Calendar.

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