July

noun
Ju·​ly | \ ju̇-ˈlī How to pronounce July (audio) , jə-\

Definition of July

: the seventh month of the Gregorian calendar

First Known Use of July

circa 1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for July

Middle English Julie, from Old English Julius, from Latin, from Gaius Julius Caesar

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about July

Statistics for July

Time Traveler for July

The first known use of July was circa 1599

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for July

July

noun
How to pronounce July (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of July

: the seventh month of the year

July

noun
Ju·​ly | \ ju̇-ˈlī How to pronounce July (audio) \

Kids Definition of July

: the seventh month of the year

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on July

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with July

Spanish Central: Translation of July

Nglish: Translation of July for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of July for Arabic Speakers

Comments on July

What made you want to look up July? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a calculated move

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!