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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.

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- January February March April May June July August September October November December August is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian...
- August Ames (born Mercedes Grabowski; August 23, 1994 – December 5, 2017) was a Canadian **** actress and model. She appeared in almost 290 movies...
- John Tilton Meise (born August 4, 1970), known by his pen name John August, is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist. He is known...
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- Johan August Strindberg (/ˈstrɪn(d)bɜːrɡ/; Swedish: [ˈoːɡɵst ²strɪnːdbærj] (listen); 22 January 1849 – 14 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist...
- Friedrich August Kekulé, later Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz (/ˈkeɪkəleɪ/; German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈaʊɡʊst ˈkeːkuleː fɔn ʃtʁaˈdoːnɪts]; 7 September...
- Alba Adéle August (born (1993-06-06)6 June 1993) is a Danish-Swedish actress. She is the daughter of Danish director Bille August and Swedish actress and...
- The Guns of August (1962), also published as August 1914, is a volume of history by Barbara W. Tuchman. It is centered on the first month of World War...
- 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...
- August Landmesser (born 24 May 1910; KIA 17 October 1944; confirmed in 1949) was a worker at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. He is known as...
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