Definition of August. Meaning of August. Synonyms of August

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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

- 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 14 is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 139 days remain until the end of the year. 29 BC – Octavian holds...
- August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 137 days remain until the end of the year. 1 BC – Wang Mang consolidates...
- August 15 is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 138 days remain until the end of the year. 636 – Arab–Byzantine...
- August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 141 days remain until the end of the year. It is the peak of the...
- August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 136 days remain until the end of the year. 309/310 – Pope Eusebius...
- August 13 is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 140 days remain until the end of the year. 29 BC – Octavian holds...
- August Ames (born Mercedes Grabowski; August 23, 1994 – December 5, 2017) was a Canadian **** actress and model. She appeared in almost 290 movies...
- August Kühne (1855–1932) was a German businessman, the co-founder of Kuehne + Nagel, the global transportation and logistics company. Kühne co-founded...
- August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 134 days remain until the end of the year. 295 BC – The first temple...
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