December

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noun De·cem·ber \di-ˈsem-bər, dē-\

Definition of December

  1. :  the 12th month of the Gregorian calendar

Examples of december in a sentence

  1. Her birthday is in late December.

  2. This December was not as cold as the past few Decembers have been.

Origin and Etymology of december

Middle English Decembre, from Old English or Anglo-French, both from Latin December (tenth month), from decem ten — more at ten


First Known Use: before 12th century


DECEMBER Defined for English Language Learners

December

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noun De·cem·ber \di-ˈsem-bər, dē-\

Definition of December for English Language Learners

  • : the 12th and last month of the year



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