July

[ joo-lahy, juh-lahy ]
/ dʒuˈlaɪ, dʒəˈlaɪ /

noun, plural Ju·lies, Ju·lys.

the seventh month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbreviation: Jul.

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Origin of July

before 1050; Middle English julie<Anglo-French <Latin Jūlius (Caesar), after whom it was named; replacing Old English Julius<Latin; Middle English ju(i)l<Old French <Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for July

July
/ (dʒuːˈlaɪ, dʒə-, dʒʊ-) /

noun plural -lies

the seventh month of the year, consisting of 31 days

Word Origin for July

C13: from Anglo-French julie, from Latin Jūlius, after Gaius Julius Caesar, in whose honour it was named
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