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MORE ABOUT NOVEMBER
What is November?
In the United States, November is a busy month. The first Tuesday after the first Monday is Election Day, when general elections are held. November 11 is Veterans Day, a national holiday that honors members of the country’s armed forces. Thanksgiving Day, a national holiday to give thanks, is on the fourth Thursday in November, followed by Native American Heritage Day, to honor Native Americans’ contribution to the country, on the fourth Friday.
Example: I spend all of November preparing for the holidays and I feel like I don’t get a break until January.
Where does November come from?
The first records of the word November come from before 1000. It ultimately comes from the Latin November, meaning “ninth month.”
In the 10-month Roman calendar, which started with March, November was the ninth month. When Julius Caesar took control of Rome, he changed the length of some months and added new ones because January was falling in autumn due to the calendar’s inaccuracies. He added Quintilis, later to become July (named after Julius), and Sextilis, which would later become August (named after Augustus Caesar). This is how November went from being the ninth month to the eleventh month. Our Gregorian calendar is based on this Julius calendar.
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How is November used in real life?
Because November is just before December, it is often considered a time to prepare for the many year-ending holidays.
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November is named after the Latin word for nine.
How to use November in a sentence
In November, panel members were given training on documents and cases they are reviewing while meeting on a monthly basis.Metro Transit Police chief says changes underway to address community concerns|Justin George|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
They sold the business in November to a venture capital firm, Trousdale Ventures.Bruce Meyers, creator of the first fiberglass dune buggy, dies at 94|Harrison Smith|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention closely consulted on the campaign, which was announced in November as the first coronavirus vaccines were nearing release.‘It’s Up to You’: Ad campaign to encourage coronavirus vaccination gets underway|Dan Diamond|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
The FAA approved the new design in November and airlines gradually have been reincorporating the Max.FAA still needs to strengthen Boeing oversight after Max crashes, inspector general says|Ian Duncan, Michael Laris|February 24, 2021|Washington Post
QuantumScape, which went public in November after operating in stealth mode for a decade, is still holding back some of the critical details on how its solid-electrolyte battery overcomes these problems.Novel lithium-metal batteries will drive the switch to electric cars|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
In a bit of foreshadowing, he repeated that opinion in November.
The trials produced positive results, published in The New England Journal of Medicine in November.
Having finally seen Selma on November 17, I must report, sadly, that I do not share the enthusiasm the film has generated so far.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Despite the scandal, Grimm beat his Democratic opponent by 18 points in November.
That November, many of us were stunned as voters in four states supported marriage equality at the ballot box.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She opened the letter by the flickering firelight, which was stronger on the hearthrug than the light of the dim November day.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Cotton exchanges reopened on November 16, and stock exchanges opened for restricted trading shortly thereafter.
With the end of the moratorium on November 4, it may be said that the crisis produced by the outbreak of war was over.
Eight weary years have passed, and we have reached a miserable day in the month of November.
On the 25th of November following the magistrates began to sit daily at Petty Sessions.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell