Origin of DecemberMiddle English and Old French Decembre from Classical Latin December from decem, ten (+ -ber from uncertain or unknown; perhaps ): so named as the tenth month of the ancient Roman year, which began with March
The 12th month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. calendar
Origin of DecemberMiddle English decembre from Old French from Latin December the tenth month of the Roman year probably from decemmembris from decem-mēnsris decem ten ; see dek&mlowring; in Indo-European roots. mēnsis month ; see menses .
- In December they again reached Paris.
- Military commission, took his seat in the House of Representatives, in December 1863.
- Kris does a big feast here every year, and Andre used to arrange the December holiday celebration.
- The December and June curves for Kew are good examples of the ordinary nature of the difference between midwinter and midsummer.
- In December 1691 he was appointed receiver of the tithes which were originally paid to the bishop of Utrecht, and five years later was nominated to the professorship of eloquence and history.