Associations to the word «Julian»


JULIAN, proper noun. The Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus or Julian the Apostate.
JULIAN, proper noun. A male given name derived, via Julianus from Julius
JULIAN, proper noun. A female given name derived from Juliana. It was popular in medieval England but today mostly appears in the form Gillian.
JULIAN, proper noun. A CDP in California.
JULIAN, proper noun. A village in Nebraska.
JULIAN, proper noun. A CDP in North Carolina.
JULIAN, proper noun. A CDP in Pennsylvania.
JULIAN, adjective. Of, or relating to Julius Caesar
JULIAN CALENDAR, noun. The calendar which was used in the western world before the present-day Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar differed in having all multiple-of-4 years as leap years.
JULIAN DATE, noun. A date expressed as a number, normally counted from 4713 BC, used by astronomers and historians to compare events recorded in different cultures.
JULIAN YEAR, noun. (historical) A year in the old Julian calendar (which started on different dates).
JULIAN YEAR, noun. (astronomy) An "average year" of 365 days and six hours, used for convenience of quick calculations, as opposed to a calendar year of either 365 or 366 days, and a mean tropical year of 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 45 seconds.
JULIAN YEARS, noun. Plural of Julian year

Dictionary definition

JULIAN, noun. Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363).
JULIAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar; "the Julian calendar".

Wise words

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Joseph Conrad