December

noun
De·​cem·​ber | \di-ˈsem-bər, dē-\

Definition of December 

: the 12th month of the Gregorian calendar

Examples of December in a Sentence

Her birthday is in late December. This December was not as cold as the past few Decembers have been.

First Known Use of December

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for December

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

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The first known use of December was before the 12th century

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December

noun

English Language Learners Definition of December

: the 12th and last month of the year

December

noun
De·​cem·​ber | \di-ˈsem-bər \

Kids Definition of December

: the twelfth month of the year

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