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    Which is January?Which is a January?

    Which is grammatically correct?Can you please explain why?
    1.Which is January?
    2. Which is a January?

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    Re: Which is January?Which is a January?

    January is the name of a month, so as a noun it doesn't require a determiner:

    A: Which (month) is January?
    B: January is the 1st month of the year.

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    Re: Which is January?Which is a January?

    You may be thinking of the construction,
    "I have to go into town on the 16th, which is a Wednesday." (meaning that the 16th of the month falls on a Wednesday).

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    Re: Which is January?Which is a January?

    This sounds possible to me, though it wouldn't be a common construction in the context of months. It refers to any sequence of things, typically - as in David's example - days of the week. But months would be possible (if hardly likely, given the context 'Which is a...')

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