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Month appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Elizabeth's birthday is on the third Thursday of this month.

Month appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Tim, one month, girlies ban an abseil right no men omit.
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Usage statistics for the noun month:

spoken English47.04%written English52.96% conversational speech42.24%task-oriented speech57.76%
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Fun fact! The first letters of the months July through to November spell JASON.

Month is sometimes a misspelling of month's or months.

The word month is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun month

What does month mean as a name of something?

Month is one of the top 50 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: months

  1. one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
  2. a time unit of approximately 30 days

Alternative definition of the noun month


  1. A period into which a year is divided, historically based on the phases of the moon. In the Gregorian calendar there are twelve months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.
  2. A period of 30 days, 31 days, or some alternation thereof.
  3. [obsolete, in the plural] A woman's period; menstrual discharge.


  1. Month: The observance month.
  2. Month of the calendar year.
  3. The month this day of year falls in.

Phrases with Month

Phrases starting with the word Month:

  1. Month to Date
  2. month by month
  3. month of sundays

Phrases ending with the word Month:

  1. Man-Month
  2. lunar month
  3. solar month
  4. synodic month
  5. calendar month
  6. draconic month
  7. sidereal month
  8. Bissextile Month
  9. day of the month
  10. Draconitic Month
  11. anomalistic month
  12. Time of the Month
  13. hindu calendar month
  14. jewish calendar month
  15. islamic calendar month
  16. gregorian calendar month

Other phrase containing the word Month:

  1. Never in a Month of Sundays

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Month

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Google previewPerforming Information Governance (2014)

A Step-by-step Guide to Making Information Governance Work by Anthony David Giordano

Data element is used only for its intended purpose Cust_Id Must Be Numeric Primary Not Null Relational rules on Primary Keys Last Update within the past month Is a part of an Involved Party Must be Marketing or Sales to Create The unique ...

Google previewA New Complete English Dictionary ... (1760)

Wherein Difficult Words and Technical Terms, in All Faculties and Professions ... are Fully Explained ... by John Marchant, Gordon (lexicographer)

A Solar Month is that time in which the sun seems to run thro' a whole fign, or a twelfth part of the ecliptic. Hence, if regard be had to the sun's true apparent motion, the Solar Month will be unequal, fince the sun is longer in passing thro' the ...

Google previewJournal of the American Asiatic Association (1905)

The fourth month is the month of all the flowers and plants and herbs. As for us. we men of China, we thought upon the bitterness of our lot. We too have been sent into the world by heaven ; why should the treatment accorded to dead pigs be ...

Google previewCommon Core Standards and Black History Month (2014)

A Thematic Guide to Black History in Literature and Informational Texts for Middle School Educators by Pat Scales

Black History Month is a time when all Americans celebrate the rich African American culture in our society. It was Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian, who began a weeklong celebration, called Negro History Week, in 1926 as a ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms (1997)

by Rodney Dale, Steve Puttick

F, Fob February FIo, FIor Floreal (French Revolutionary Calendar month 8) Fri, Frim Frimaire (French Revolutionary Calendar month 5) Fru, Fruc Fructidor ( French Revolutionary Calendar month 1z) FY fiscal year Ger, Germ Germinal ( French ...

Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

AUE AEA EAA EAE EAU EEA EEE EEU EUA EUE EUU UAA UAE UAU UEA UEE UEU UUA UUE Day is accurate, month is unknown, year is estimated Day is accurate, month is estimated, year is accurate Day is estimated, month and year ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Judaism (2008)

by Nicholas De Lange

The month is a lunar month of twenty-nine or thirty days. Ideally the long and short months alternate, but occasional adjustments are made to prevent certain festivals from falling on particular days of the week. In biblical times the day of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine (2015)

by Glenna R Schroeder-Lein

Fora short timeitran programs at Bellevue Hospital andNewYork Hospital, where some women trained tobehead nurses byattending lectures and visiting the wardsfora month. However, most women who nursed had onlythe prior experience of ...

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Usage statistics about month

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun month:

spoken English47.04%written English52.96% conversational speech42.24%task-oriented speech57.76% imaginative writing31.21%informational writing68.79%

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Quotes about Month

Pop changes week to week, month to month. But great music is like literature. (Ravi Shankar)
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Scrabble value of M3O1N1T1H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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