Definition of month
- he has been gone for months
- she was in her eighth month
July is my favorite month.
It was hard to keep warm in the cabin during the winter months.
the merry month of May
I saw her last month and I'll see her again next month.
The price sometimes changes dramatically from one month to the next.
He was gone for a month.
She was back to work a month after the accident.
He's been gone for months.
I haven't talked to her in months.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: any one of the 12 parts into which the year is divided
: a period of time that lasts about four weeks or 30 days
months : a long period of time that is less than a year
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