July

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From Middle English iulius, from Anglo-Norman julie, from Old French jule, from Latin iūlius (Gaius Julius Caesar's month), perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios, "descended from Jove", from Latin Iuppiter, from Proto-Indo-European *dyeu-pəter-, vocative case of godfather, from Proto-Indo-European *deiw-os, god, + *pəter, father

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July (plural Julys)

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

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