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      to circle around something or move in an orbit


Earth revolves around the sun in 365 days, 5 hours, 59 minutes and 16 seconds.

The time a planet takes to revolve around the sun is called a year.


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Earth and Mars orbit the sun
Mars revolves around, or orbits, the sun in about 687 days. Earth is closer to the sun and revolves around it in about 365 days.
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