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Definition of the noun december

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noun - plural: Decembers

  1. the last (12th) month of the year
    • examples: The yen was revalued upward against the U.S. dollar from a rate of 360 yen against the dollar to 308 yen on December 18, 1971. | It is extremely hot and humid in Bali in December. | It all started in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955. | Christmas Day is December 25th. | I was not yet born when a war between Japan and the U.S. broke out in December 1941. | The month after next is December. | December is the last month of the year. | The general meeting of our society is held in December every year. | Japan's national budget for a new fiscal year is normally compiled in December. | Japan declared war on the United States in December, 1941.
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of December: Dec
    • more generic term: Gregorian calendar month = a month in the Gregorian calendar
    • part of: 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
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  1. "December" is a 1991 drama film directed by Gabe Torres.
  2. "December" is a 2008 drama film written by Selton Mello and Marcelo Vindicato, and directed by Selton Mello.
  3. "December" is a 2009 drama film written by Páll Kristinn Pálsson and directed by Hilmar Oddsson.
  4. "December" is a documentary film directed by Park Jeong-hun.
    • country: South Korea
    • language: Korean Language
    • genres: Documentary film, Comedy, Drama, World cinema, East Asian cinema
    • rating: 15+
    • released on
  5. "December" is a film, directed by Nathaniel Dorsky.


  1. "December" is the fourth solo piano album from George Winston, released in 1982, and is a tribute to the winter season. This album was a follow up to Autumn.
  2. "December" is the seventeenth and final album by the rock band The Moody Blues in 2003. It is a Christmas themed album. It is their first since The Magnificent Moodies to feature songs not written by members of the band. It is also the first following Ray Thomas' departure from the band.
  3. "December" is a song by the American alternative rock band Collective Soul, released on the band's 1995 eponymous album. Written by singer/guitarist Ed Roland, the song peaked at #20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at #1 on the Album Rock Tracks chart for 9 straight weeks surpassing their prior hit, "Shine" by 1 week, as well as peaking at #2 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart making their highest-charting single on that chart also surpassing "Shine" at #4. Alvin and the Chipmunks covered the song for their 2007 video game Alvin and the Chipmunks.
  4. "December" is the fifth studio album by trumpet player Chris Botti. It was released by Columbia Records on October 22, 2002. Botti himself provided vocal on "Perfect Day" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".
    • genre: Jazz
    • released on (12 years ago)
  5. "December" is a Christmas music album by soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. Released in 1998, it contains several Christmas music standards, such as "White Christmas" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," along with several other lesser-known holiday songs, as well as a few Loggins originals. Musicians include Peter Kater also the co-producer, Russ Kunkel, veteran Loggins and Messina reed player Jon Clarke, David Crosby and Graham Nash.
  6. "December" is a composition.
  7. "December" is a musical album of For Against.
    • released in (27 years ago)
  8. "December" is a musical album of Jassie Gift & Ramesh Narayan.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  9. "December" is a composition, cataloged instance.


December is a Korean musical group.

  • albums: "The Last Legacy", "Unfinished"


  1. December or mensis December was originally the tenth month of the Roman calendar, following November and preceding Ianuarius. It had 29 days. When the calendar was reformed to create a 12-month year starting in Ianuarius, December became the twelfth month, but retained its name, as did the other numbered months from Quintilis through December. Its length was increased to 31 days under the Julian calendar reform.
  2. December is an independent nonprofit literary magazine that was founded in 1958. The journal was part of both the little magazine and the small press movements of the 1950s. December publishes original prose, poetry, and art submitted by new writers and artists, as well as previously unpublished work by distinguished literary figures. Former contributors include Joyce Carol Oates, James Wright, Marvin Bell, Marge Piercy, and Raymond Carver.
  3. December is a 2005 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Ashok R. Nath and produced by Sheril Antony. The film stars Manoj K Jayan, Nedumudi Venu, Balachandra Menon and Subair in lead roles. The film had musical score by Jassie Gift.
  4. December is a Malayalam language film. It was released in 1988.

Phrases with December

  1. december 8
  2. december 31
  3. December Revolt
  4. mid-december

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for December

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Google previewAnniversaries and Holidays (2009)

by Bernard Trawicky

December is the 12th and last month in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 10th month in the ancient Roman calendar, and its name comes from the Latin word decem, meaning “10.” December is a particularly festive month. It is the month ...

Google previewIncreasing and sustaining the productivity of fish and rice in the flood-prone ecosystems in south and southeast Asia (Tag 350)

final report to the International Fund Agricultural Development by The WorldFish Center, IFAD

May to December is the period of normal flooding with maximum flooding depth of 1.28 m. The soil type of more than 61% of the area is clay loam. Farmers cultivated HYV Aman rice (BR11) and a local transplanted Aman rice variety ( Gocha).

Google previewOur Family Book of Days (2011)

A Record Through the Years by Kathleen Finley

December is a month of contradictions. We feel the cold of winte - and the warmth of family gatherings. The long darkness. of. ight surrounds us, but the many-colored lights of the season Shine ...

Google previewA-Z of Vegetable Gardening in South Africa (2001)

by Jack Hadfield

October to early December is the best period for planting. Further Treatment. This is not a demanding crop once it is established. Routine weed control and a slight earthing up of the plants are about the only activities necessary. However ...

Google previewChristmas Cooking For Dummies (2011)

by Dede Wilson

December is the perfect month for soup making and eating. While a big roast beef might take center stage for that one big Christmas Day meal, soup can be worked into many holiday lunches, dinners, and light suppers. Most soups are very ...

Google previewSummary: The 12 Week Year (2014)

Review and Analysis of Moran and Lennington's Book by BusinessNews Publishing

MORAN AND MICHAEL LENNINGTON BOOKABSTRACT MAIN IDEA For many companies, December is the best sales month of the year as everyone focuses on the “year-end push” towards annual targets.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Angola (2011)

by W. Martin James

Major Angolan Leaders since Independence 294 ° APPENDIX 2 Oil Minister Desiderio Costa January 1982–December. Appendix 2 President Agostinho Neto José Eduardo dos Santos Vice President* Fernando dos Santos Prime Minister** ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Bulgaria (2014)

by Raymond Detrez

Vice-Prime Ministers: Grigor Stoichkov (BCSP, until 14 December 1989), Stoyan ...

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Quotes about December

Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end. (Leon Askin)
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Scrabble value of D2E1C3E1M3B3E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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