1. The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice.

2. With reference to the end of the year and to the winter season; as, the December of his life.

Origin: F. Decembre, from L. December, fr. Decem ten; this being the tenth month among the early Romans, who began the year in March. See Ten.

(01 Mar 1998)

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