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December

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What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us.
John Gay
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English

Etymology

Middle English decembre, from Old French decembre, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] December, tenth month, from Latin decem, from Proto-Indo-European *dekm, ten; + Latin -ber from -bris, an adjectival suffix; December was the tenth month in the Roman calendar

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Proper noun

Singular
December

Plural
s

December (s)

  1. The twelfth and last month of the Gregorian calendar, following November and preceding the January of the following year. Abbreviation: Dec or Dec.

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Latin

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /dɛˈkɛːm.bɛr/

Adjective

December m. (Decembris f.; Decembre n.)

  1. Of ten; tenth
  2. Of December (the tenth month of the Roman calendar)

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