Meaning of Year of Confusion

Year' of Confu'sion

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in ancient Rome) the year of 445 days preceding the introduction, in 46b.c.,of the Julian calendar: lengthened to compensate for the cumulative errors of the Roman calendar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.