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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Occurring, appearing, or coming due every month.
  • adjective Continuing or lasting for a month.
  • adverb Once a month; every month.
  • noun A periodical publication appearing once each month.
  • noun Informal The menses.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Once a month; in every month: as, the moon changes monthly.
  • As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic.
  • Continued for a month, or performed in a month: as, the monthly revolution of the moon.
  • Done or happening once a month or every month: as, a monthly meeting; a monthly visit.
  • Lasting a month.
  • noun A magazine or other literary periodical published once a month.
  • noun plural Menses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Continued a month, or a performed in a month.
  • adjective Done, happening, payable, published, etc., once a month, or every month
  • adjective a nurse who serves for a month or some short time, esp. one which attends women after childbirth.
  • noun A publication which appears regularly once a month.
  • adverb Once a month; in every month.
  • adverb obsolete As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Occurring every month.
  • adverb Occurring every month.
  • noun A magazine that is published once a month
  • noun euphemistic the menstrual period

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)
  • adjective of or occurring or payable every month
  • adverb occurring once a month

Etymologies

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month +‎ -ly

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