December definition

  • noun:
    • The 12th month of the year in Gregorian schedule. See Dining Table at calendar.
    • That month of the year in which the sunshine touches the tropic of Capricorn on winter solstice, being after that at his greatest distance south associated with the equator; the twelfth and last month based on the modern mode of reckoning time, having thirty-one days. When you look at the Roman diary it was the tenth month, reckoning from March. Abbreviated Dec.
    • the last (12th) thirty days of the season
  • proper-noun:
    • The twelfth and final month associated with Gregorian diary, following November and preceding the January associated with following year. Abbreviation: Dec or Dec.
    • The twelfth and final thirty days of the year, containing thirty-one times. With this month takes place winter months solstice.
    • Fig.: with regards to the end of the year also to the wintertime season.

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