What does July mean?

Definitions for Julydʒuˈlaɪ, dʒə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word July.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. July(noun)

    the month following June and preceding August


  1. July(ProperNoun)

    The seventh month of the Gregorian calendar, following June and preceding August. Abbreviation: Jul or Jul.

Webster Dictionary

  1. July(noun)

    the seventh month of the year, containing thirty-one days

  2. Origin: [L. Julius; -- named from Caius Julius Caesar, who was born in this month: cf. F. Juillet.]


  1. July

    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

  1. July

    jōō′lī, n. the seventh month of the year—from Caius Julius Cæsar, who was born in it.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. July

    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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'July' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #806

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'July' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1717


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of July in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of July in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tamara Brady:

    Nothing can erase July 20, 2012.

  2. Scott Bolton:

    We did not actually select July 4.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    We’re up against a July 1 deadline.

  4. Mike Baele:

    A July (hike) is definitely off the table.

  5. Tom Benson:

    I cannot wait for training camp to start in late July.

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