Definition of August noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡəst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːɡəst//
[uncountable, countable] (abbreviation Aug.)
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the 8th month of the year, between July and September (British English) August Bank Holiday (= a public holiday on the last Monday in August in Britain) To see how August is used, look at the examples at April. Word OriginOld English, from Latin augustus ‘consecrated, venerable’; named after Augustus, the first Roman emperor (63 BC-AD14).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: August

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