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noun 
  1. The calendar currently used in the western world. It replaced the Julian calendar and was devised to halt the slow drift of the vernal equinox towards earlier in the year.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: gregoriaanse kalender
  • French: calendrier grégorien
Etymology: Named after w:Pope Gregory XIII, Pope Gregory XIII who decreed it should be used.


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