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.

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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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