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 Origin Old 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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