august: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ô-gust'), [key]
— adj.
  1. inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic: an august performance of a religious drama.
  2. venerable; eminent: an august personage.


Pronunciation: (ô'gust), [key]
— n.
  1. the eighth month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Aug.
  2. a male given name, form of
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