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[ok-tey-vee-uh s] /ɒkˈteɪ vi əs/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Here Augustus expired, in the same room in which his father Octavius had breathed his last.

  • There was a man of the name of Octavius, suspected to be of African descent.

  • Made by Csars will the heir of one-eighth of his wealth, he gave up what was left to him to Octavius.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
  • Edmund, the tribunes, Iago, and (in this play) Octavius Cæsar are such souls.

    William Shakespeare John Masefield
  • Ramsden goes to his table as usual; and Octavius clings to the neighborhood of Tanner.

    Man And Superman George Bernard Shaw
  • Octavius Buzzby swallowed hard once, twice; but he gave him no reply.

    Flamsted quarries Mary E. Waller
  • His father Octavius, likewise, dreamt that a sun-beam issued from his wife's womb.

  • In her despair Aileen went to Octavius; but he gave her cold comfort.

    Flamsted quarries Mary E. Waller
  • That afternoon at the station, Octavius Buzzby met him on the platform.

    Flamsted quarries Mary E. Waller
  • Octavius saw by that one movement that she had regained her usual control.

    Flamsted quarries Mary E. Waller

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