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Definition of August

August
August Au*gust", a. [L. augustus; cf. augere to increase; in the language of religion, to honor by offerings: cf. F. auguste. See Augment.] Of a quality inspiring mingled admiration and reverence; having an aspect of solemn dignity or grandeur; sublime; majestic; having exalted birth, character, state, or authority. ``Forms august.' --Pope. ``August in visage.' --Dryden. ``To shed that august blood.' --Macaulay. So beautiful and so august a spectacle. --Burke. To mingle with a body so august. --Byron. Syn: Grand; magnificent; majestic; solemn; awful; noble; stately; dignified; imposing.
August
August Au"gust, n. [L. Augustus. See note below, and August, a.] The eighth month of the year, containing thirty-one days. Note: The old Roman name was Sextilis, the sixth month from March, the month in which the primitive Romans, as well as Jews, began the year. The name was changed to August in honor of Augustus C[ae]sar, the first emperor of Rome, on account of his victories, and his entering on his first consulate in that month.

Meaning of August from wikipedia

- August is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and the fifth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. It was originally...
- August Ames (born Mercedes Grabowski; 23 August 1994 – 5 December 2017) was a Canadian **** actress and model. She appeared in almost 290 movies...
- August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) was an American playwright whose work included a series of ten plays, The Pittsburgh Cycle, for which...
- Johan August Strindberg (/ˈstrɪn(d)bɜːrɡ/, Swedish: [¹oːɡɵst ²strɪnːdbærj] (listen); 22 January 1849 – 14 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist...
- August Floyd Coppola (February 16, 1934 – October 27, 2009) was an American academic, author, film executive and advocate for the arts. He was the father...
- August Anthony Alsina Jr. (born September 3, 1992) is an American recording artist from New Orleans signed to Def Jam Recordings. He is best known for...
- August Rush is a 2007 American musical drama film directed by Kirsten Sheridan and produced by Richard Barton Lewis. The screenplay is by Nick Castle and...
- Pernilla August (Swedish pronunciation: [pæ²ɳɪlːa ¹aʊɡɵst] (listen); born Mia Pernilla Hertzman-Ericson; 13 February 1958) is a Swedish actress, director...
- The August is a country rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois in 2005 now based in Nashville, Tennessee. Members include Jacky Dustin, Wojtek Krupka, Tim...
- August ("Gustl") Friedrich Kubizek (3 August 1888 – 23 October 1956) was an Austrian man best known for being a close friend of Adolf Hitler, when both...
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