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Definition 1: the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice - [noun denoting time]

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(january is a kind of ...) a month in the Gregorian calendar

(january is a part of ...) the day designated for inauguration of the United States President

(january is a part of ...) period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6

(january is a part of ...) eve of Twelfth day; evening of January 5

(january is a part of ...) twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus

(january is a part of ...) (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation

(january is a part of ...) a Christian holy day

(january is a part of ...) the New Year in Vietnam; observed for three days after the first full moon after January 20th

(january is a part of ...) observed on the Monday closest to January 15

(january is a part of ...) the first day of the year

(january is a part of ...) the middle part of January

(... is part of january) the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752

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