Part of speech: noun

The period of time in which the earth completes a revolution around the sun; about 365 days, used as a unit of time, and divided into 12 months.

Part of speech: noun

Any period of 12 months.

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Usage examples "year":

  1. Oh, I wonder- I wonder, what this secret is that took him from me a year ago. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
  2. But know that this year shall be the last. - "The Firelight Fairy Book", Henry Beston.
  3. I think I might have loved your mother but she died the very first year your father brought her here. - "Green Valley", Katharine Reynolds.