From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chronology
JanuaryJan‧u‧a‧ry /ˈdʒænjuəri, -njʊri $ -njueri/ ●●● S2 W2 noun (plural Januaries) [countable, uncountable] (written abbreviation Jan.) TMCthe first month of the year, between December and Februarynext/last January I haven’t heard from him since last January.in January She started working there in January.on January 6th Rosie’s party was on January 6th.on 6th January British English He took office on 6th January 1999.January 6 American English The package arrived January 6.
Examples from the Corpus
JanuarySeagram reached a similar settlement with Heublein on more clearly listed ingredients in January.Quirot, third at Barcelona, suffered severe burns when her home was set ablaze by a lamp in January 1993.About three in 10 respondents said they are better off than when Clinton took office in January 1993.Consumer confidence fell for the fourth month in a row in January, hitting its lowest level in four years.A different cast sings in January.Cityline offers these sound bites, which will remain in these categories until at least Monday, January 29.January 6The closing date is January 6 1992.Some people have a party on January 6 and eat a special Twelfth Night cake.So why did all 27 Labour councillors vote on January 6 to close it?On January 6 the People's Court in Zengcheng threw that case out.Twice daily from December 27 to January 6.Cleveland County Council referred to January 6 comments.
Origin January (1200-1300) Latin Januarius, from Janus ancient Roman god of doors, gates, and new beginnings