November

noun
No·​vem·​ber | \ nō-ˈvem-bər How to pronounce November (audio) , nə- \

Definition of November

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the 11th month of the Gregorian calendar

November

communications code word

Definition of November (Entry 2 of 2)

a communications code word for the letter n

First Known Use of November

Noun

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Communications code word

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for November

Noun

Middle English Novembre, from Anglo-French, from Latin November, ninth month of the early Roman calendar, from novem nine — more at nine

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The first known use of November was in the 13th century

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“November.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/November. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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November

noun
No·​vem·​ber | \ nō-ˈvem-bər How to pronounce November (audio) \

Kids Definition of November

: the eleventh month of the year

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