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

- August is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Its length is 31 days. In the Southern Hemisphere, August is the seasonal...
- August Ames (born Mercedes Grabowski; August 23, 1994 – December 5, 2017) was a Canadian **** actress. She appeared in more than 100 films, including...
- August Diehl (German pronunciation: [aʊ̯ˈɡʊst diːl]; born 4 January 1976) is a German actor, primarily known to international audiences for playing Gestapo...
- Pernilla August (Swedish pronunciation: [pæˈɳɪ̂lːa ˈǎʊɡɵst] ; born Mia Pernilla Hertzman-Ericson; 13 February 1958) is a Swedish actress, director and...
- The University of Göttingen, officially the Georg August University of Göttingen, (German: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, commonly referred to as Georgia...
- August Anthony Alsina Jr. (born September 3, 1992) is an American singer-songwriter. He released his first mixtape The Product in 2012, which was followed...
- Myself is the fourth studio album by American singer and songwriter August Alsina. It was released on March 10, 2023, through his own label Shake the World...
- The Guns of August (published in the UK as August 1914) is a 1962 book centered on the first month of World War I written by Barbara W. Tuchman. After...
- Ernest Augustus or Ernst August may refer to: Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover (1629–1698), father of King George I of Great Britain Ernest Augustus...
- August 9 is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 144 days remain until the end of the year. 48 BC – Caesar's Civil...