Definition of “leap year” - English Dictionary

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“leap year” in British English

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leap yearnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈliːp ˌjɪər/ us /ˈliːp ˌjɪr/

(Definition of “leap year” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“leap year” in American English

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leap yearnoun [ C ]

/ˈlip ˌyɪər/

a year, happening once every four years, that has 366 days and has February 29th as the extra day

(Definition of “leap year” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)