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English definition of “month”

month

noun [C]     /mʌnθ/
A1 a period of about four weeks , especially one of the twelve periods into which a year is divided : I'll be away for a month from mid-June to mid-July. February is the shortest month. a two-month-old puppy The project will be finished in the next few months (= quite soon ). They haven't been in contact with me for months (= a long time ). She has two months' holiday every year .Specific periods of time
(Definition of month noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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