July


July
July c.1050, Iulius, from Anglo-Fr. julie, O.Fr. Jule, from L. Iulius "fifth month of the Roman calendar" (which began its year in March), renamed after his death and deification in honor of Gaius Julius Caesar, who was born in this month, which formerly in republican Rome was named Quintilis "fifth." Accented on first syllable in English until 18c. Replaced O.E. liða se æfterra "later mildness," from liðe "mild."

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