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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Latin
Origin: Julius, from Gaius Julius Caesar ( CAESAR), who was born in this month

July

noun
     
Related topics: Chronology
Ju‧ly plural Julies [uncountable and countable] written abbreviation Jul.
TMC the seventh month of the year, between June and August
next/last July
Laura came over to England last July.
in July
I plan to graduate in July.
on July 6th
Two months later, on July 6th, he fired Owens.
on 6th July British English
'When's the concert?' 'On 6th July.'
July 6 American English
The competition ends July 6.

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