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 January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well...
- the school w****). The expression aux calendes grecques ("to the Gr**** Calends") was also used for indefinite postponement, derived from the ancient Latin...
- established that private litanies for the Calends of January be chanted in the churches, and that on the Calends itself M**** of the Cir****cision be celebrated...
- built by the architect Apollodorus of Damascus are dedicated during the Calends.[when?] The thermae are constructed on the platform of the Palace of Nero...
- 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...
- pagan festival originated by Adam, according to Jewish rabbinic literature Calends, or Kalendae, Kalenda, Kalendas, the first days of the month in the ancient...
- February, i.e. the 6th day before the calends (1st) of March, Consequently, besides the ****tus, or sixth before the calends, the bis-****tus or "second sixth...
- Our Lord, too, is born in the month of December ... the eight before the calends of January [25 December] ..., But they call it the 'Birthday of the Unconquered'...
- 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...
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