December meaning

EN[dɪˈsɛmbə(ɹ)] [dɪˈsɛmbəɹ] [-ɛmbə(r)]
  • December (/dɨˈsɛmbər/ di-SEM-bər) is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It is one of seven months with the length of 31 days.
  • December is the first month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere and in the Southern Hemisphere is the first month of summer.
  • December starts on the same day of the week as September every year and ends on the same day of the week as April every year.

    Definition of December in English Dictionary

  • Proper nounPREdé-
    1. The twelfth and last month of the Gregorian calendar, following November and preceding the January of the following year. Abbreviation: Dec or Dec.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Madame Nazimova has brought a twentieth century Camille to the silvercloth. (Motion Picture Magazine, December 1921)
        • 25 December 2004 Boston Globe - In Washington state, the race for governor drags on -- and on
        • Traffic accidents spiked in December when there was ice on the roads.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The entire plan went down the tubes when they found they couldn't get strawberries in December.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Countable proper nouns
          • Proper nouns
            • Countable proper nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en Decembers
        2. en Decembery
        3. en Decemberly
        4. en Decemberish
        5. en Decemberist
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of December for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "December" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a proper noun.
        Definiteness: Level 9
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