the month following May and preceding July
The sixth month of the Gregorian calendar, following May and preceding July. Abbreviation: Jun or Jun.
for a girl born in June, used since the end of the 19th century.
Origin: From jun, june, re-Latinized from juyng, from juing, from iunius, the month of the goddess Iuno, perhaps from yuwn̥kós, from yew-.
the sixth month of the year, containing thirty days
the sister and wife of Jupiter, the queen of heaven, and the goddess who presided over marriage. She corresponds to the Greek Hera
one of the early discovered asteroids
Origin: [L. Junius: cf. F. Juin. So called either from Junius, the name of a Roman gens, or from Juno, the goddess.]
June is the sixth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of the four months with a length of 30 days. June is the month with the longest daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the shortest daylight hours of the year in the Southern Hemisphere. June in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to December in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. In the Northern hemisphere, the beginning of the meteorological summer is 1 June. In the Southern hemisphere, the beginning of the meteorological winter is 1 June. At the start of June, the sun rises in the constellation of Taurus; at the end of June, the sun rises in the constellation of Gemini. However, due to the precession of the equinoxes, June begins with the sun in the astrological sign of Gemini, and ends with the sun in the astrological sign of Cancer.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jōōn, n. the sixth month, originally of 26 days, but since Julius Cæsar's time of 30. [L. Junius, the sixth month, prob. from root of L. juvenis, junior.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the sixth month of the year, so named from the Roman gens or clan Junius, or perhaps from Juno.
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The numerical value of june in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of june in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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