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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: mai, from Latin Maius, from Maia Roman goddess


Related topics: Chronology
May [uncountable and countable]
TMC the fifth month of the year, between April and June
next/last May
She started work here last May.
in May
The theatre opened in May.
on May 6th
We don't have any meetings on May 6th, do we?
on 6th May British English
An agreement was signed on 6th May 1977.
May 6 American English
Michael's getting married May 6.

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