January

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noun Jan·u·ary \ˈjan-yə-ˌwer-ē, -ˌwe-rē\

Definition of January

plural

Januaries

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Januarys

  1. :  the first month of the Gregorian calendar

Origin and Etymology of january

Middle English Januarie, from Latin Januarius, 1st month of the ancient Roman year, from Janus


JANUARY Defined for English Language Learners

January

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Definition of January for English Language Learners

  • : the first month of the year



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