May 20, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
leap year /ˈliːp jiɚ/ noun
leap year
/ˈliːp jiɚ/
noun

plural leap years

Every four years, February has 29 days and it’s called a leap year.
Every four years, February has 29 days and it’s called a leap year.
Learner's definition of LEAP YEAR

[count]

: a year of 366 days instead of 365 with February having 29 days instead of 28

◊ A leap year occurs every four years.

  • The year 2004 was a leap year.

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