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Jan 6, 2006
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Words related to time

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hesternal
perennial
anachronism
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bimester
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bimester

(by-MES-tuhr) noun

A period of two months.

[From Latin bimenstris, from bi- (two) + mensis (month).]

See more usage examples of bimester in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

"I quickly realized that deep winter is the appropriate bimester to join Hans Castorp on his quest."
Peter M Leschak; The Snow Lotus; University of Minnesota Press; 1996.

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I see that sensible men and conscientious men all over the world were of one religion, -- the religion of well-doing and daring, men of sturdy truth, men of integrity and feeling for others. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

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