[ ok-toh-ber ]
/ ɒkˈtoʊ bər /


the tenth month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbreviation: Oct.
British. ale or beer traditionally brewed in this month.

Origin of October

before 1050; Middle English, Old English < Latin Octōber the eighth month of the early Roman year, equivalent to octō- octo- + -ber, on the model of September, November, December; see December
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/ (ɒkˈtəʊbə) /


the tenth month of the year, consisting of 31 days

Word Origin for October

Old English, from Latin, from octo eight, since it was the eighth month in Roman reckoning
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