/jooh luy", jeuh luy"/, n., pl. Julies.
the seventh month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Jul.
[bef. 1050; ME julie < AF < L Julius (CAESAR), after whom it was named; r. OE Julius < L; ME ju(i)l < OF < L]

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(as used in expressions)

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 seventh month of the Gregorian calendar. It was named after Julius Caesar (Caesar, Julius) in 44 BCE. Its original name was Quintilis, Latin for the “fifth month,” indicating its position in the early Roman calendar.

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