June


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June

 (jo͞on)
n.
The sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Middle English, from Old English Junius and from Old French juin, both from Latin (mēnsis) Iūnius, (month) of June, from Iūnō, Juno; see Juno.]

June

(dʒuːn)
n
the sixth month of the year, consisting of 30 days
[Old English iunius, from Latin junius, probably from Junius name of Roman gens]

June

(dʒun)

n.
the sixth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbr.: Jun.
[before 1050; Middle English jun(e), Old English iunius < Latin (mēnsis) Jūnius, after the name of a Roman gens]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.june - the month following May and preceding JulyJune - the month following May and preceding July
Gregorian calendar, New Style calendar - the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
Davis' Birthday, Jefferson Davis' Birthday, June 3 - celebrated in southern United States
Flag Day, June 14 - commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777
Father's Day - US: third Sunday in June
June 29, Saints Peter and Paul - first celebrated in the 3rd century
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-June - the middle part of June
June 21, midsummer, summer solstice - June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
June 24, Midsummer Day, Midsummer's Day, St John's Day - a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Translations
junie
شَهْر يونيو: حُزَيْرانيُونْيُو
юни
juny
červen
junijun
JuniBrachet
junio
juuni
kesäkuu
lipanj
június
juni
júní
六月
6월유월
iunius
birželis
jūnijs
iunie
jún
junijjúnij
јун
juni
เดือนมิถุนายน
червень
tháng Sáu

June

[dʒuːn] Njunio m
see July for usage

June

[ˈdʒuːn]
njuin m
in June → en juin
see also July
modif [meeting, figures] → de juin
to have a June birthday → avoir son anniversaire en juin

June

nJuni m ? also September

June

[dʒuːn] ngiugno
for usage see July

June

(dʒuːn) noun
the sixth month of the year, the month following May.

june

يُونْيُو červen juni Juni Ιούνιος junio kesäkuu juin lipanj giugno 六月 6월 juni juni czerwiec junho июнь juni เดือนมิถุนายน Haziran tháng Sáu 六月
References in classic literature ?
I continued this work every day to the 15th of June, except the time necessary to get food, which I always appointed, during this part of my employment, to be when the tide was up, that I might be ready when it was ebbed out; and by this time I had got timber and plank and ironwork enough to have built a good boat, if I had known how; and also I got, at several times and in several pieces, near one hundredweight of the sheet lead.
Hodgkiss, also, with a small stock of goods, to keep up a trade with the Indians during the spring, for such peltries as they might collect, appointing the caches on Salmon River as the point of rendezvous, where they were to rejoin him on the 15th of June following.
Michael, which the Aethiopians celebrate the 16th of June.
On the tenth of June,* coming up with the army, he spent the night in apartments prepared for him on the estate of a Polish count in the Vilkavisski forest.
It happened that the famous Commission of the 2nd of June had set on foot an inquiry into the irrigation of lands in the Zaraisky province, which fell under Alexey Alexandrovitch's department, and was a glaring example of fruitless expenditure and paper reforms.
He calculated a minute, and then said, "The first should be June 12, the second June 19,and the third June 29.
Finally, in 1857, Lieutenants Burton and Speke, both officers in the Bengal army, were sent by the London Geographical Society to explore the great African lakes, and on the 17th of June they quitted Zanzibar, and plunged directly into the west.
But I have never fixed on June or any other monthmerely looked forward to the summer in general.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirteenth day of June, in the forty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America, Charles Wiley, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit:
My other half being indulgent, and with some faint thought perhaps that it might be as well to look after the place, consented to live in it at any rate for a time; whereupon followed six specially blissful weeks from the end of April into June, during which I was here alone, supposed to be superintending the painting and papering, but as a matter of fact only going into the house when the workmen had gone out of it.
But on one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rose-hush, covered, in this month of June, with its delicate gems, which might be imagined to offer their fragrance and fragile beauty to the prisoner as he went in, and to the condemned criminal as he came forth to his doom, in token that the deep heart of Nature could pity and be kind to him.
At midnight in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon.