full moon


: the moon with its whole apparent disk illuminated

Examples of full moon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mercury and Venus will enter your sign on June 17, but a full moon in Capricorn on June 21 may bring emotional challenges, particularly in your relationships or on the home front. Valerie Mesa, Peoplemag, 5 June 2024 At full moon, hiking from the neighboring village of Aminona to Colombire Hamlet is a must. Marlise Kast-Myers, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 May 2024 Best dates for the following full moon, with his time calculations to follow later, are June 19 to 23. Alex Pulaski, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 The full moon in June is known as the Strawberry Moon. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 22 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for full moon 

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of full moon was before the 12th century

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“Full moon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20moon. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

full moon

: the moon with its whole disk lighted
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