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Jan·u·ar·y

 (jăn′yo͞o-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. Jan·u·ar·ies
The first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Middle English Januarie, Jenever, from Old North French Jenever, from Latin Iānuārius (mēnsis), (month) of Janus, from Iānus, Janus; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]
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January

(ˈdʒænjʊərɪ)
n, pl -aries
the first month of the year, consisting of 31 days
[C14: from Latin Jānuārius, from adj: (month) of Janus1]
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Jan•u•ar•y

(ˈdʒæn yuˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies, -ar•ys.
the first month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Jan.
[before 1000; Middle English Januari(us), Janiver, Genever, (< Old French Genever), Old English Januarius < Latin, n. use of Jānuārius=Jānu(s) Janus + -ārius -ary]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.January - the first month of the yearJanuary - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
Inauguration Day, January 20 - the day designated for inauguration of the United States President
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
New Year's, New Year's Day, January 1 - the first day of the year
Martin Luther King Day, Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday - observed on the Monday closest to January 15
Tet - the New Year in Vietnam; observed for three days after the first full moon after January 20th
January 20, Saint Agnes's Eve - a Christian holy day
Solemnity of Mary, January 1 - (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation
Epiphany of Our Lord, January 6, Three Kings' Day, Twelfth day, Epiphany - twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus
Twelfth night - eve of Twelfth day; evening of January 5
Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Noel, Yule, Yuletide - period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-January - the middle part of January
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Translations
Januarie
شَهْر كانون ثانيشهر واحدكانون الثانيينايريَنَايِر
януари
gener
leden
januar
januaro
jaanuar
ژانویه
tammikuu
ינואר
जनवरी
siječanjjȁnuār
január
januario
januari
janúar
一月
1월일월
ianuarius
sausis
Janvāris
ജനുവരി
gerarianuarie
január
januar
januarsečanjјануарсечањ
januari
januari
เดือนมกราคมมกราคม
ocakKanuni Sani
січень
جنوری
tháng mộttháng giêng

January

[ˈdʒænjʊərɪ]
A. Nenero m
see July for usage
B. CPD the January sales NPLlas rebajas de enero
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January

[ˈdʒænjəri]
njanvier m
see also July
in January → en janvier
modif [figures, meeting] → de janvier
to have a January birthday → avoir son anniversaire en janvier January salesJanuary sales nplsoldes mpl de janvier
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January

nJanuar m ? also September
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January

[ˈdʒænjʊərɪ] ngennaio
for usage see July
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

January

(ˈdʒӕnjuəri) noun
the first month of the year, the month following December.
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January

يَنَايِر leden januar Januar Ιανουάριος enero tammikuu janvier siječanj gennaio 一月 1월 januari januar styczeń janeiro январь januari เดือนมกราคม Ocak tháng Một 一月
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