monthlong

adjective

month·​long ˈmən(t)th-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce monthlong (audio)
: lasting a month

Examples of monthlong in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of the liberated communities lie in the northern parts of the country, and had suffered extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure during the monthlong Russian occupation. New York Times, 16 Apr. 2022 In complete sentences and a narrative tone that sounded as if it had been ripped from a novel, Corcoran recounted in detail a nearly monthlong period of the documents investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter. Alan Feuer, BostonGlobe.com, 3 June 2023 By the late 1960s, with a growing civil-rights movement, the weeklong celebration had evolved into a monthlong commemoration. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Feb. 2023 Eight victims' relatives and the FBI agent testified during a monthlong trial about being threatened and harassed for years by people who deny the shooting happened. Arkansas Online, 11 Nov. 2022 Ye has been on a monthlong media tour that has found the rapper repeatedly spewing hateful rhetoric aimed at Jewish people, which has led to rapid downfall of his once-formidable fashion and music empire. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 3 Dec. 2022 Sagittarius season begins on November 22 as the Sun enters the Archer’s court for a monthlong sashay through your eleventh house of group activity and friendship. ELLE, 30 Nov. 2022 The submission of nominating petitions begins a roughly monthlong period where candidates often challenge their rivals’ petitions in hopes of knocking people off the ballot. Gregory Pratt, Chicago Tribune, 21 Nov. 2022 At the World Cup, where host country Qatar spent $220 billion of its vast wealth building infrastructure to accommodate a monthlong surge of visitors, not everyone is having a luxury experience. Stephen Kalin, WSJ, 21 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monthlong was in 1843

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“Monthlong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monthlong. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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