CARE is just one of the charities funded by the dec that are doing great work to protect girls in Dadaab.
On dec, 25, 2002, Jack Whittaker received what some might consider to be the best Christmas present ever: $315 million.
If you do not vacate the premises by 13 dec 6PM, we reserve the right to demolish your premises without delay.
c.1000, from Old French decembre, from Latin December, from decem "ten" (see ten); tenth month of the old Roman calendar, which began with March.
The -ber in four Latin month names is probably from -bris, an adjectival suffix. Tucker thinks that the first five months were named for their positions in the agricultural cycle, and "after the gathering in of the crops, the months were merely numbered."
If the word contains an element related to mensis, we must assume a *decemo-membris (from *-mensris). October must then be by analogy from a false division Sep-tem-ber &c. Perhaps, however, from *de-cem(o)-mr-is, i.e. "forming the tenth part or division," from *mer- ..., while October = *octuo-mr-is. [T.G. Tucker, "Etymological Dictionary of Latin"]