[ sep-tem-ber ]
/ sɛpˈtɛm bər /


the ninth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbreviation: Sept., Sep.

Origin of September

before 1050; Middle English Septembre, Old English < Latin September seventh month in the early Roman calendar; for formation see December

Related forms

Sep·tem·bral [sep-tem-bruh l] /sɛpˈtɛm brəl/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for september


/ (sɛpˈtɛmbə) /


the ninth month of the year, consisting of 30 days

Word Origin for September

Old English, from Latin: the seventh (month) according to the original calendar of ancient Rome, from septem seven
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