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June

[joon] /dʒun/
noun
1.
the sixth month of the year, containing 30 days.
Abbreviation: Jun.
2.
a female given name.
Origin
1050
before 1050; Middle English jun(e), Old English iunius < Latin (mēnsis) Jūnius, after the name of a gens; replacing Middle English juyng < Old French juin(g) < Latin, as above
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British Dictionary definitions for June

June

/dʒuːn/
noun
1.
the sixth month of the year, consisting of 30 days
Word Origin
Old English iunius, from Latin junius, probably from Junius name of Roman gens
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Word Origin and History for June
June
1110, from L. Junius (mensis), probably a variant of Junonius, "sacred to Juno" (see Juno). Replaced O.E. liðe se ærra "earlier mildness." Junebug, name for various beetles which appear in June, first attested 1829 in Southern U.S. dialect.
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Encyclopedia Article for June

sixth month of the Gregorian calendar. It was named after Juno, the Roman goddess of childbirth and fertility.

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