monthlong

adjective
month·​long | \ ˈmən(t)th-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce monthlong (audio) \

Definition of monthlong

: lasting a month

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Baltimore police were called to break up a monthlong protest at Johns Hopkins University (JHU), The Baltimore Sun reported. Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue, "7 Arrested by Baltimore Police, Breaking Up Monthlong Johns Hopkins Protests Against Private Police, ICE Contracts," 8 May 2019 President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who took office in December, triggered the monthlong crisis with a high-profile decision to shut off key pipelines, in an effort to thwart fuel thieves known as huachicoleros. Robbie Whelan, WSJ, "Mexico Cut Off U.S. Oil Imports as Fuel Ran Low," 31 Jan. 2019 The quadrennial World Cup, which kicks off Thursday in Russia, with 32 teams competing in the monthlong tournament. Jacky Wong, WSJ, "World Cup Fever Spells Dull Markets," 14 June 2018 The rival bids for aid and concerts to shore up support are part of a tense bid by Maduro and the opposition to break a nearly monthlong stalemate over power in Venezuela. Luis Andres Henao, The Seattle Times, "A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela," 20 Feb. 2019 The public grilling at a House hearing came as support has eroded for Pruitt among fellow Republicans after a nearly monthlong hammering of negative headlines about outsized security spending, first-class flights, and a sweetheart condo lease. BostonGlobe.com, "EPA’s Scott Pruitt cites ‘half truths’ in House hearing," 26 Apr. 2018 With government forces tied up in the monthlong offensive on eastern Ghouta, Islamic State militants seized a neighborhood on its southern edge, forcing the government to rush in reinforcements. Philip Issa, chicagotribune.com, "Rocket attack on Damascus kills 35 people," 20 Mar. 2018 With government forces tied up in the monthlong offensive on eastern Ghouta, Islamic State militants seized a neighborhood on its southern edge, forcing the government to rush in reinforcements. Washington Post, "Rocket attack on Syrian capital kills 35 people," 20 Mar. 2018 As the partial government shutdown stretches into a monthlong slog with no end in sight, TSA workers and other federal employees in the U.S. aviation industry have felt the strain of clocking in for work without the prospect of pay. Sam Blum, Popular Mechanics, "President of Flight Attendants Union Suggests General Strike to End Government Shutdown," 23 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of monthlong

1843, in the meaning defined above

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monthlong

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of monthlong

: lasting an entire month

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