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

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The first known use of July was circa 1599

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“July.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/July. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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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

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