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Jānŭārĭus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.of or belonging to Janus.—Esp.,
A. Januarius mensis, the month of January: “auctio constituta in mensem Januarium,Cic. Agr. 1, 2, 4: “Januario mense cura ut Romae sis,id. Att. 1, 2, 2.—Also, subst.: Jānŭārĭus , i, m. (sc. mensis), January: “a. d. VII. Idus Januarii,Caes. B. C. 1, 5; Hirt. B. G. 8, 2.—
B. Kalendae Januariae, the first day of January. This was a festival on which the Romans presented their good wishes to each other It was also regarded as a fortunate day on which to begin any undertaking, Cic. Agr. 1, 8, 26; 2, 3, 6; 2, 3, 8; Ov. F. 1, 64; Col. 11, 2: “Nonae Januariae,Caes. B. C. 3, 6; Plin. 8, 45, 70, § 177.
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