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Origin of august
Origin of August
Examples from the Web for august
That year, on August 10, the first woman stepped in for a pint.
In August 2013, his mother had warned police that Brice was being radicalized and influencing Bertrand.
But Brinsley went away for two years in prison for weapons possession in August 2011.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In August 1984, I arrived at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, eager to jump into college life.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The government failed to show that it had adequate basis for the certification,” he wrote in August.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See|Noah Shachtman, Tim Mak|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When first I saw Compton it was a cloudless noon in August, the day of days in which to come alone into this silent place.Apologia Diffidentis|W. Compton Leith
During Wednesday's march, 17th August, we crossed the low shoulders of many rocky ridges.Khartoum Campaign, 1898|Bennet Burleigh
If not we'll walk to that village with the church over there and see if we can get something on wheels to pursue August with.The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rgen|Elizabeth von Arnim
It was the end of one of those burning weeks in August that New York often knows.The Beauty and the Bolshevist|Alice Duer Miller
These had ripened slowly during August and, by the time of the September town-meeting, were fit for eating.When Life Was Young|C. A. Stephens
Word Origin for august
Word Origin for August
1660s, from Latin augustus "venerable, majestic, magnificent, noble," probably originally "consecrated by the augurs, with favorable auguries" (see augur (n.)); or else "that which is increased" (see augment).
eighth month, 1097, from Latin Augustus (mensis), sixth month of the later Roman calendar, renamed from Sextilis in 8 B.C.E. to honor emperor Augustus Caesar, literally "Venerable Caesar" (see august (adj.)). In England, the name replaced native Weodmonað "weed month."