month·​long | \ ˈmən(t)th-ˈlȯŋ \

Definition of monthlong

: lasting a month

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In Europe, Italy is hovering on the brink of recession, Germany is struggling to rebound from a third-quarter contraction, and monthlong antigovernment protests in France led to the first decline in business activity there in 2½ years. Josh Zumbrun, WSJ, "Slower Overseas Growth Fans Worries on U.S. Expansion," 14 Dec. 2018 Their creative partnership was sparked after the pair connected on Instagram (what else!) in 2016, with Kamara embarking on a monthlong residency in Johannesburg, Moolman’s hometown. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, "This Art Exhibition in Brooklyn Pushes Fashion to a New Realm of Cinematic Fantasy," 12 Sep. 2018 His big break came in the summer of 2013, when King, a buzzy local R&B trio, selected him as the opening act for a monthlong residency at Los Angeles’s Bootleg Theater. Mark Yarm, WSJ, "Get to Know the Artist Who Has Performed With Solange Knowles and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs," 27 July 2018 One bad night usually doesn’t make a difference, but the effects of a monthlong tournament of soccer games across Russia will likely add up, according to Shona Halson, a physiologist at the Australian Institute of Sport. Eric Niiler, WIRED, "Can PJs and Sound Sleep Lead to a World Cup Victory?," 14 June 2018 Thursday’s win continued a monthlong run during which the Yankees have either won or swept series against three other teams at or near the top of their divisions: the Los Angeles Angels, the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, "Yankees Sweep the Mariners With a Pair of Homers and a Couple of Breaks," 21 June 2018 Police forces across the country even stopped publishing news about crimes on their websites, instead giving Russians a monthlong diet of lighter fare about visits to children's camps and Internet safety tips. James Ellingworth, Fox News, "Two months after WCup final, Russia police no longer relaxed," 15 Sep. 2018 Despite the uproar over the redesign, first-time installs of Snapchat increased about 18% in the month after its launch, compared with the prior approximately monthlong period, according to app-research firm Sensor Tower Inc. Georgia Wells, WSJ, "Snap Contends With User Outcry: New Isn’t Necessarily Better," 18 Mar. 2018 Monday's announcement came about a week after hundreds of Central American migrants traveled to the San Ysidro, Calif., port of entry seeking asylum following a monthlong caravan through Mexico. Samuel Chamberlain, Fox News, "Sessions says all illegal border crossers will be prosecuted, children may be separated from parents," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of monthlong

1843, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of monthlong

: lasting an entire month

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