Definition of July in English:

July

nounJulys

  • The seventh month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the second month of summer.

    ‘I had a letter from him in July’
    ‘a festival held every July’
    • ‘What we looked at for month after month from July to April, was shiny lines on a black surface.’
    • ‘The rainy season can be iffy from April to July and the summers are extremely hot.’
    • ‘In July last year he was kidnapped and spent two weeks in terror believing his life was to end.’
    • ‘Work is expected to start this week and be finished by the second week in July next year.’
    • ‘In July this year the bank said it would close the business having failed to find a buyer.’
    • ‘It appeared in my July column because it arrived rather late from the distributor.’
    • ‘In July they were freed from their bail and no charges have been brought against either of them.’
    • ‘From July, you will no longer be able to claim the full tax relief in the year the investment is made.’
    • ‘Last July he promised to get tough on British prices if they were seen as uncompetitive.’
    • ‘In July evening flights of swifts wheeling high over our garden are a regular feature.’
    • ‘Other social activities include a wildlife walk and a July trip to the Isle of Wight.’
    • ‘By July the only thing that had not changed in that plan was the match in Adelaide.’
    • ‘The pupils will depart on their adventure at the start of the summer holiday in July.’
    • ‘The wasps will soon start coming out from July to October, which will keep us busy.’
    • ‘Plans for an official policy are expected to go to the executive committee in June or July.’
    • ‘Other parts of the building will be shut at different times between July and October.’
    • ‘Spawning takes place at night in June and July when the fish move into shallow weedy water.’
    • ‘The cold and wet weather in late June and early July may have helped boost bookings.’
    • ‘Of the ten door staff who work for me, eight of them took the course in June and July.’
    • ‘Fans will be pleased to know an extra nine gigs have been added to the tour in June and July.’

Origin

Middle English from Latin Julius (mensis) ‘(month) of July’, named after Julius Caesar.

Pronunciation

July

/dʒʊˈlʌɪ/