the month following March and preceding May
The fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, following March and preceding May. Abbreviation: Apr or Apr.
for somebody born in April; used since early 20th century.
the fourth month of the year
fig.: With reference to April being the month in which vegetation begins to put forth, the variableness of its weather, etc
Origin: [L. Aprilis. OE. also Averil, F. Avril, fr. L. Aprilis.]
April is the fourth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and one of four months with a length of 30 days. April is commonly associated with the season of spring in the Northern hemisphere and autumn in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to October in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. April starts on the same day of the week as July in all years, and January in leap years. April ends on the same day of the week as December every year.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ā′pril, n. the fourth month of the year.—n. A′pril-fool, one sent upon a bootless errand on the 1st of April, perhaps a relic of some old Celtic heathen festival. In Scotland called gowk (a cuckoo, a fool). [L. Aprilis, usually regarded as from aperire, as the month when the earth opens to bring forth new fruits.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the fourth month of the year, the month of "opening of the light in the days, and of the life of the leaves, and of the voices of the birds, and of the hearts of men."
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Etymology and Origins
The month in which the buds begin to shoot, from aperio, to open.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'April' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #634
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'April' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1504
The numerical value of April in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of April in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of April in a Sentence
Never another 5th of April!
She met with him toward the end of April.
The April case is going through the process.
Tony Gwynn was named player of the year for April.
It will be going into service plus or minus April 1.
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