noun, plural Jan·u·ar·ies.
Examples from the Web for january
In Israel, however, a new law took effect January 1st that banned the use of underweight models.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Chérif was arrested in Paris in January 2005 as he was about to board a plane to Damascus along with a man named Thamer Bouchnak.
Andrew still plans to fly to Davos in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum on January 21, representing the British government.
Her focus would be on the three months, January through March 1965, that gave birth to the Voting Rights Act.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In January, an appeal hearing will determine whether he qualifies for post-conviction relief.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tried for piracy at Boston, and hanged on January 27th, 1690.The Pirates' Who's Who|Philip Gosse
In January they are pruned, and the branches left are entwined from tree to tree all along the line, and form impenetrable fences.
In January, 1778, with a party of thirty men he went to make salt at Blue Lick.Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas
Suppose a plumber is called into your house on a raw day of January to tinker up a disordered pipe in the cellar.
On the 30th January a huge wall of ice was sighted, as to the nature of which opinions were divided.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for january
noun plural -aries
Word Origin for January
Word Origin and History for january
late 13c., Ieneuer, from Old North French Genever, Old French Jenvier (Modern French Janvier), attested from early 12c. in Anglo-French, from Latin Ianuarius (mensis) "(the month) of Janus," to whom the month was sacred as the beginning of the year (see Janus; cf. Italian Gennajo, Provençal Genovier, Portuguese Janeiro). The form was gradually Latinized by c.1400. Replaced Old English geola se æfterra "Later Yule." In Chaucer, a type-name for an old man.