Definition of january:
Thus, when we speak of January 1, we do not mean that one day has passed since January came in, but that the month of December has passed and that we are living in the day which when completed will be the first day of January.- "Was the Beginning Day of the Maya Month Numbered Zero (or Twenty) or One?", Charles P. Bowditch.
- "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.
By this time it was about four in the morning of January 2. In the kitchen in which she recovered consciousness were several people, among them an old woman who asked her if she would stay with her instead of returning home.- "The Strange Story Book", Mrs. Andrew Lang.