Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin, name of the tenth Roman month, from decem 'ten'


Related topics: Chronology
De‧cem‧ber [uncountable and countable] written abbreviation Dec.
TMC the 12th month of the year, between November and January
next/last December
Last December they visited Prague.
in December
We got married in December.
on December 6th
Jake's birthday is on December 6th.
on 6th December British English
The event was to take place on 6th December.
December 6 American English
Her letter arrived December 6.

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