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Golden Number

GOLDEN NUMBER

gold'-'-n num'-ber:

Used in the regulation of the ecclesiastical calendar, in the "Metonic cycle" of 19 years, which almost exactly reconciles the natural month and the solar year.

See ASTRONOMY, sec. I, 5.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GOLDEN NUMBER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.