month

  1. one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
  2. a time unit of 30 days

month

[n] - a time unit of 30 days
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Month

Month (mŭnth) noun [ Middle English month , moneth , Anglo-Saxon mōnð , mōnað ; akin to mōna moon, and to Dutch maand month, German monat , Old High German mānōd , Icelandic mānuðr ,
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month

One of the twelve portions into which the year is divided; the twelfth part of a year, corresponding nearly to the length of a synodic revolution of the moon, whence the name. In popular use, a period of four weeks is often called a month. ... In the common law, a month is a lunar month, or twenty-eight days, unless otherwise expressed. In the Unit...
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month

noun a time unit of approximately 30 days; `he was given a month to pay the bill`
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Month

• (n.) One of the twelve portions into which the year is divided; the twelfth part of a year, corresponding nearly to the length of a synodic revolution of the moon, -- whence the name. In popular use, a period of four weeks is often called a month.
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month

a measure of time corresponding or nearly corresponding to the length of time required by the Moon to revolve once around the Earth.[5 related articles]
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month

A period of time connected with the motion of the Moon around Earth. The familiar calendar (or civil) month is an artificial unit consisting of a whole number of days. For astronomical purposes there are several other types of month. • Synodic month or lunar month The average...
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month

month, in chronology, the conventional period of a lunation, i.e., passage of the moon through all its phases. It is usually computed at approximately 29 or 30 days. For the computation of the month and its harmony with the solar calendar and for the months in others than the Gregorian calendar, see...
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Month

The month is a period of time derived from the motion of the moon, generally one of the 12 parts of the calendar year. The calendar months have from 28 to 31 days each, February having 28, April, June, September, and November 30, the rest 31. Month originally meant the time of one revolution of the moon, but as that may be determined in reference t...
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month

Unit of time based on the motion of the Moon around the Earth. The time taken for the Moon to orbit the Earth (from one new or full Moon to the next) is known as a synodic or lunar month and is 29.53 days. The Western calendar is not based on the lunar month, but rather on the calendar month, a human invention devised to fit the calendar year. Howe...
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Month

A month is a unit of time, used with calendars, which was first used and invented in Mesopotamia, as a natural period related to the motion of the Moon; month and Moon are cognates. The traditional concept arose with the cycle of moon phases; such months (lunations) are synodic months and last approximately 29.53 days. From excavated tally sticks,...
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Month

The period of the revolution of the Moon around the Earth. The month is designated as siderial, trop
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