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August meaning

EN[ˈɔːɡəst]
US
WAugust
  • August (/ˈɔːɡəst/ AW-gəst) is the eighth month of the year (between July and September) in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days.
  • This month was originally named Sextilis in Latin, because it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar under Romulus in 753 BC, when March was the first month of the year.
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    Definition of August in English Dictionary

  • Proper noun
    1. The eighth month of the Gregorian calendar, following July and preceding September. Abbreviation: Aug or Aug.
      1. The day was cool and snappy for August, and the Rise all green with a lavish nature. Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams, the boards giving back the clatter of our horses' feet: [ …] .
    2. A female given name derived from the month (rare modern usage).
      1. A male given name.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Proceedings of the IEEE, Volume 95, Number 8, August 2007, Special issue: T-Ray Imaging, Sensing, & Retection
          • The cardiologist who administered Alex's exercise stress test on August 21 observed during that test that Alex was a profuse sweater.
          • 2000 August 9, Richard Goiser, “Re: Troubles after deleting "Contacts.cdb" on 5mx”[1], comp.sys.psion.apps, Usenet, message-ID <39914956$1@news.kapsch.co.at>:
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • So was Repatha, or evolocumab, a similar drug developed by Amgen that is expected to win F.D.A. approval by the end of August.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Countable proper nouns
            • Proper nouns
              • Countable proper nouns
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          1. en Augusta
          2. fr Auguste
          3. en Augusts
          4. en Augusty
          5. en Augustan
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of August for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "August" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a proper noun.
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