Di`o*ny"sian (?), a.
Relating to Dionysius, a monk of the 6th century; as, the Dionysian, or Christian, era.
Dionysian period, a period of 532 years, depending on the cycle of the sun, or 28 years, and the cycle of the moon, or 19 years; -- sometimes called the Greek paschal cycle, or Victorian period.
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