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var. of deca- before a vowel: decathlon.


or Dec.,



1. deceased.
2. declension.
3. decrease.
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Noun1.Dec - the last (12th) month of the yearDec - the last (12th) month of the year  
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
December 31, New Year's Eve - the last day of the year
Christmas Day, Dec 25, Xmas, Christmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Noel, Yule, Yuletide - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-December - the middle part of December
2.dec - (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
angular distance - the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer; "he recorded angular distances between the stars"
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شَهْر كانون ثانٍ


abbr of DecemberDez.


abbr of deceasedgest.
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References in classic literature ?
No changes in English Inland lights for week ending Dec. 18th.
Watched to water and pithed by Postal Packet, Dec. 14th.
The Memory of Its Soldiers who fell at Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862.
Miss Cecily King spent the night of Dec. 20th with Miss Kitty Marr.
Careful consideration that morning had dec ided Captain Wragge on advancing matters a little nearer to the crisis.
Dec. 1-2: Continuing Education: Problems in Learning and Development; TAPE Educational Services; Toronto; 416-929-3396
Dec 12-31, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Arizona State Univ Gammage Auditorium, Gammage Parkway & Mill Ave., 212.307.1000,
$300,000; 1986 Clarendon Ln.; Dec. 12, by Najmul Hassan to Ihsan Al Ghabban and Manal Alcharrakh.
Friday 21 Dec - Open 24 hoursSaturday 22 Dec - Closes at midnightSunday 23 Dec - 10:30am-4:30pmChristmas Eve 24 Dec - 12:01am-7pmChristmas Day 25 Dec - CLOSEDBoxing Day 26 Dec - 9am-6pmThursday 27 Dec - Opens at 6amFriday 28 Dec - 24 hoursSaturday 29 Dec - Closes at 10pmSunday 30 Dec - 10:30am-4:30pmNew Year's Eve 31 Dec - 7am-7pmNew Year's Day 1 Jan - 10am-5pmWednesday 2 Jan - Opens at 7am
Bagumbayan Light and Sound Museum - open until Dec. 23 and Dec.
Similarly power supply will be suspended on Dec 13 in the areas of Tariqabad and Dharema, Dec 14 Karkhana Bazar and Walayat shah, Dec 17 Luday wala, Downstream and Tariqabad, Dec
DEC 24 - 10am-4pm; Christmas Day - Closed; Boxing Day - Closed; Dec 27- Dec 30 - 8am-10pm; New Year's Eve - 10am-4pm; New Year's Day - Closed; Jan 2 - 8am-10pm Lidl NORMAL opening hours apply to stores until Wednesday, December 20.