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semester

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CIDE DICTIONARY

semestern. [G., from L. semestris half-yearly; sex six + mensis a month.].
     A period of six months; especially, a term in a college or university which divides the year into two terms.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

semester, n. a half-year course or term in (esp. German and US) universities.

Etymology
G f. L semestris six-monthly f. sex six + mensis month

THESAURUS

semester

abundant year, academic year, annum, bissextile year, calendar month, calendar year, century, common year, day, decade, decennary, decennium, defective year, fiscal year, fortnight, hour, leap year, lunar month, lunar year, lunation, luster, lustrum, man-hour, microsecond, millennium, millisecond, minute, moment, month, moon, quarter, quinquennium, regular year, second, session, sidereal year, solar year, sun, term, trimester, twelvemonth, week, weekday, year

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