lunar month


: the time between one new moon and the next, one full moon and the next, etc.

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Recent Examples on the Web According to Lunar New Year tradition, a big cleanup should be carried out in homes on the 28th day of the last lunar month, which falls on February 7 this year. Wire Service, The Mercury News, 8 Feb. 2024 Six nights every lunar month, Fuls spends all night behind a telescope. Sara Novak, Discover Magazine, 2 June 2023

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“Lunar month.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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