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

Definition of monthlong

: lasting a month

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Police found the body of the missing girl on May 31, discarded on the roadside in Fulton, Ark. The gruesome discovery capped a monthlong search that captivated the nation, finally answering the question: Where is Maleah? Samantha Ketterer, Houston Chronicle, "Maleah Davis died by “homicidal violence,” medical examiner says," 28 June 2019 The 20-year-old social media star returned to YouTube on Tuesday with a new makeup tutorial and some tea on what's been going on during his monthlong hiatus. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "James Charles returns to YouTube," 19 June 2019 But even as Bundy continued a monthlong stretch of impressive starts, the Orioles bats could muster little against old friend Wade Miley. Nathan Ruiz,, "Yordan Alvarez's first major league homer sinks Orioles in 4-0 loss to Astros," 9 June 2019 Tumwater was among the 13 school districts across the state that had teacher strikes over a monthlong period that began in August, affecting about 11 percent of the state’s 1.1 million school children. Sally Ho, The Seattle Times, "Strike ending for last Washington teachers still picketing," 18 Sep. 2018 Banish thoughts of traditional garage sales filled with Grandma’s costume jewelry and musty sweaters: The monthlong pop-up is an offshoot of their Chicago flagship store, specializing in ultra high-end clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories. Kara Baskin,, "Nothing like your grandma’s garage sale," 6 June 2018 The march became the earliest iteration of what is now known worldwide as Pride, a monthlong celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, the festivities of which are often concentrated around spring and summer weekends. Kaylen Ralph, Teen Vogue, "9 Places That Are Hosting Their First-Ever Pride Celebrations in 2019," 1 June 2019 Under the new plan, Santa Fe will play host to a monthlong celebration that will kick off with a Pregón de la Fiesta Catholic Mass and Po'Pay's Pueblo Dancers on Sept. 7. Fox News, "New Mexico accord unveiled over event celebrating 'conquest'," 30 Aug. 2018 June is considered LGBT Pride Month, a monthlong celebration in honor of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community members and their influence on American culture. Fiza Pirani, ajc, "June is LGBT Pride Month — when is Pride in Atlanta?," 6 June 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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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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