the month following June and preceding August
The seventh month of the Gregorian calendar, following June and preceding August. Abbreviation: Jul or Jul.
the seventh month of the year, containing thirty-one days
Origin: [L. Julius; -- named from Caius Julius Caesar, who was born in this month: cf. F. Juillet.]
July is the seventh month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. It was named by the Roman Senate in honor of the Roman general, Julius Caesar, it being the month of his birth. Prior to that, it was called Quintilis. It is, on average, the warmest month in most of the Northern hemisphere and the coldest month in much of the Southern hemisphere. The second half of the year commences in July. In the Southern hemisphere, July is the seasonal equivalent of January in the Northern hemisphere. July starts on the same day of the week as April in a common year, and January in leap years. In a common year no other month ends on the same day as July, while in a leap year July ends on the same day of the week as January. The birthstone for July is a ruby. In the Northern Hemisphere: ⁕Dog days begin in early July, when the hot sultry weather of summer usually starts. ⁕Summer school is under way for many students in the USA. ⁕Spring lambs, born in late winter or early spring, are usually sold before July 1.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jōō′lī, n. the seventh month of the year—from Caius Julius Cæsar, who was born in it.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the seventh month of the year, so called in honour of Julius Cæsar, who reformed the calendar, and was born in this month; it was famous as the month of the outbreak of the second Revolution of France in Paris in 1830.
What does JULY stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the JULY acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'July' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #806
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'July' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1717
The numerical value of July in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of July in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The hall of fame ceremonies are on the 31st and 32nd of July.
From July on, large areas of the country did not get much rain.
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April 15.
I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket.
It appears Paulson was astute to lighten up some before the July plunge, they may have been part of the massive liquidation in July too.
Images & Illustrations of July
Translations for July
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for July »
Find a translation for the July definition in other languages:
Select another language: