astronomical year

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Synonyms for astronomical year

the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes

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Mostly a south Indian festival, Vishu is the dawn of the new astronomical year, and the day marks the first day of the Malayalam month of Medam, which corresponds with April in the Gregorian calendar.