new style calendar definition

  • noun:
    • the solar calendar today in general usage, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct one within the Julian calendar by curbing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that just centenary years divisible by 400 is leap years; it was used by britain plus the United states colonies in 1752

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