WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
au•gust /ɔˈgʌst/USA pronunciation adj. 

    causing feelings of reverence:an august personage.

Au•gust /ˈɔgəst/USA pronunciation n. [proper noun]

    the eighth month of the year, containing 31 days.Abbr.:Aug.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

august /ɔːˈɡʌst/ adj
  1. dignified or imposing
  2. of noble birth or high rank: an august lineage
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin augustus; related to augēre to increase

auˈgustness n

August /ˈɔːɡəst/ n
  1. the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days
Etymology: Old English, from Latin, named after the emperor Augustus

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