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July

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Pronunciation: /dʒʊˈlʌɪ
 
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Definition of July in English:

noun (plural Julys)

The seventh month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the second month of summer: I had a letter from him in July a festival held every July
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  • What we looked at for month after month from July to April, was shiny lines on a black surface.
  • The rainy season can be iffy from April to July and the summers are extremely hot.
  • In July last year he was kidnapped and spent two weeks in terror believing his life was to end.

Origin

Middle English: from Latin Julius (mensis) '(month) of July', named after Julius Caesar.

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  • octopus from (mid 18th century):

    This is from Greek oktōpous, from oktō meaning eight and pous ‘foot’. The prefix gives us words like octagon (late 16th century) an eight-sided figure and octogenarian (early 19th century), someone aged between 80 and 89. In the modern world October (Old English) is the tenth month, but the word comes from Latin octo because it was the eighth month in the Roman calendar. It became the tenth month after the addition of July (named after Julius Caesar), and August (named after the Emperor Augustus) in the 1st century bc.

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