Definition of Calends. Meaning of Calends. Synonyms of Calends

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Definition of Calends

Calends
Calends Cal"ends, n. pl. [OE. kalendes month, calends, AS. calend month, fr. L. calendae; akin to calare to call, proclaim, Gr. ??????. CF. Claim.] The first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar. [Written also kalends.] The Greek calends, a time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends.

Meaning of Calends from wikipedia

- The calends or kalends (Latin: kalendae) is the first day of every month in the Roman calendar. The English word calendar is derived from this word. The...
- New Year's Day, also simply called New Year or New Year's, is observed on 1 January, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well...
- The Romans divided their months into three parts, which they called the calends, the nones, and the ides. Their system is somewhat intricate. The ides...
- the school w****). The expression aux calendes grecques ("to the Gr**** Calends") was also used for indefinite postponement, derived from the ancient Latin...
- and Q. K survived only in a few fossilized forms such as Kalendae, "the calends". After Gr**** words were taken into Latin, the Kappa was transliterated...
- equinox, which was fixed by the fathers of the [first] Nicene Council at XII calends April [21 March]". This definition can be traced at least back to chapters...
- of its days after the syzygies of the moon: the new moon (Kalendae or calends, hence "calendar") and the full moon (Idus or ides). The Nonae or nones...
- Roman Calendar in the 11th century and celebrated on the sixth day to the Calends of March (24 February usually, but 25 February in leap years). In the revision...
- kalendas graecas at the Gr**** Calends i.e., "when pigs fly." Attributed by Suetonius in The Twelve Caesars to Augustus. The Calends were specific days of the...
- ceremoniarum, quas in ea pervigiles agebant. ... began the year on the 8th calends of January [25 December], when we celebrate the birth of the Lord. That...
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