month·long | \ˈmən(t)th-ˈlȯŋ \

Definition of monthlong 

: lasting a month

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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 Wednesday marked the end of the monthlong pilot that also sought to make Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood safer for residents who felt threatened by the homeless population. Washington Post, "City closes encampments filled by people addicted to heroin," 30 May 2018 More than 5,000 people attended the event to commemorate the fierce, monthlong battle, which is considered the first major engagement of U.S. troops in the war. Philippe Sotto, The Seattle Times, "U.S. Marines’ bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle," 28 May 2018 My First: Rattlesnake Bite When Kyle Dickman set out on a monthlong road trip with his wife and infant son last spring, he was fueled by a carefree sense of adventure that had defined his entire life. The Editors, Outside Online, "The Moments That Changed Us," 11 July 2018 Strange but true: The Cubs find themselves in the middle of a monthlong stretch with no night games scheduled at Wrigley Field. Paul Sullivan,, "Cubs schedule quirk sets up enjoyable month of day baseball at Wrigley Field," 3 July 2018 After a monthlong investigation, Mr. Thrush was suspended without pay. Tiffany Hsu, New York Times, "Women Said to Accuse Times Editor Who Resigned of Inappropriate Behavior," 1 May 2018 Displayed on a wall is a chronological outline of the nearly monthlong ceremonies. Edward Rothstein, WSJ, "‘Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds’ Review: Treasures Beneath the Waves," 27 Mar. 2018 Among the largest military exercises are Korea Foal Eagle and Key Resolve, monthlong activities that consisted this year of 11,500 U.S. troops and 300,000 South Korean troops. Gordon Lubold, WSJ, "‘War Games’ Trump Said Were Too Expensive Cost Less Than a Fighter Jet," 11 July 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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