- the first month of the year
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[ Latin Januarius
, from Janus
an old Latin deity, the god of the sun and the year, to whom the month of January was sacred; confer janua
a door, Sanskrit yā
to go.] The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days. » Before the adoption
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• (n.) The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
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first month of the Gregorian calendar. It was named after Janus, the Roman god of all beginnings. January replaced March as the first month of the ... [2 related articles]
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January is a American girl name. The meaning of the name is `Born In January` January doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The last time January appeared In the top-1000 was 2 years ago, In 2006. It ranked #753 In that year. . 1950 was a `top year` for the name January. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #268.
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January The first month of the Gregorian calendar; named for the Roman god Janus.
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January: see month.
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January is the first month of the year and derives its name from Janus, an early Roman god. January was added to the Roman calendar by Numar in 713 BC, he placed it about the winter solstice and made it the first month because Janus was supposed to preside over the beginnings of all business. In 1751 the legal year in England was ordered to begin o
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