November

[noh-vem-ber]
noun
1.
the eleventh month of the year, containing 30 days.
2.
a word used in communications to represent the letter N. Abbr.: Nov.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English, Old English < Latin: the ninth month of the early Roman calendar, compound with novem nine; for final element see December

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November (nəʊˈvɛmbə)
 
n
1.  the eleventh month of the year, consisting of 30 days
2.  communications a code word for the letter n
 
[C13: via Old French from Latin: ninth month, from novem nine]

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November
c.1200, from O.Fr. novembre, from L. November (also Novembris (mensis)), from novem "nine" (see nine). The ninth month of the Roman calendar, which began in March. For -ber see December. In O.E., it was Blotmonað "month of sacrifice," lit.
"blood-month," the time when the early Saxons prepared for winter by sacrificing many animals, which they then butchered and stored for food.
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november

11th month of the Gregorian calendar. Its name is derived from novem, Latin for "nine," an indication of its position in the early Roman calendar.

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Example sentences for November
They now demanded the fulfilment of the hopes expressed in november.
He again received the great seal into his keeping on the first of november.
Citrine is one of three traditional birthstones for the month of november.
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