septembral

September

[sep-tem-ber]
noun
the ninth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbreviation: Sept., Sep.

Origin:
before 1050; Middle English Septembre, Old English < Latin September seventh month in the early Roman calendar; for formation see December

Septembral [sep-tem-bruhl] , adjective
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September (sɛpˈtɛmbə)
 
n
the ninth month of the year, consisting of 30 days
 
[Old English, from Latin: the seventh (month) according to the original calendar of ancient Rome, from septem seven]

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September
late O.E., from L. September, from septem "seven" (see seven). So called because it was the seventh month of the old Roman calendar, which began the year in March; Julian calendar reform (46 B.C.E.) shifted the new year back two months. For -ber suffix, see
December. Replaced O.E. hærfestmonað, haligmonað. Septembrist (1840) in Fr. history refers to the massacre of the political prisoners in Paris, Sept. 2-5, 1792.
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