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Aug 16, 2007
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Words related to calendar

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intercalary
bissextile
greek calends
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Greek calends, also Greek kalends

(greek KAL-undz) Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio

noun: A time that doesn't exist.

[From the fact that calends exist in the Roman calendar.]

"Let's hope your wife is on time, so the judge doesn't reschedule your divorce for the Greek calends."
Antonio Lobo Antunes; The Inquisitors' Manual; Grove Press; 2004.

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