UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒænjəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒænyuˌɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( janyo̅o̅ er′ē)

Inflections of 'January' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": Januaries

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
Jan•u•ar•y /ˈdʒænyuˌɛri/USA pronunciation   n.[proper noun]pl.  -ar•ies. 
  1. the first month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Jan.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Jan•u•ar•y  ( janyo̅o̅ er′ē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ar•ies. 
  1. the first month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Jan.
  • Latin
  • Latin, as above; replacing Old English Januarius
  • Anglo-French, Old French Genever, Jenever
  • Latin, noun, nominal use of Jānuārius, equivalent. to Jānu(s) Janus + -ārius -ary; replacing Middle English Genever, Jeniver
  • Middle English bef. 1000

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
January /ˈdʒænjʊərɪ/ n ( pl -aries)
  1. the first month of the year, consisting of 31 days
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin Jānuārius, from adj: (month) of Janus1
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