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ultimo

[ uhl-tuh-moh ]

adverb

  1. in or of the month preceding the current one: : ult., ulto. Compare instant ( def 11 ), proximo.

    on the 12th ultimo.



ultimo

/ ˈʌltɪˌməʊ /

adverb

  1. esp abbreviated in formal correspondence in or during the previous month ult. Compare instant proximo

    a letter of the 7th ultimo



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Word History and Origins

Origin of ultimo1

1575–85; < Latin ultimō ( mēnse or diē ) in the last (month) or on the last (day)
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Word History and Origins

Origin of ultimo1

C16: from Latin ultimō on the last
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Example Sentences

Pedes pentameri articulis tribus tarsorom primis ciliatis pulvillatis dilatatis, penultimo bilobo, ultimo tenui biunguiculato.

Testa ovato-conica imperforata purpureo-albida laevigata, anfractibus convexis ultimo subangulato, apertura purpurea unifasciata.

Mr. Gaylord died at his beautiful residence of Limerock Farm, Onondaga county, on the 27th ultimo, after a brief illness.

I yesterday received your letters of the 7th and 9th ultimo, by the Delight, from Minorca.

I had the honour to receive yesterday your excellency's letter, dated 28th ultimo.

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