What is August?

  • (adj): Of or befitting a lord.
    Example: "Of august lineage"
    Synonyms: grand, lordly
    See also — Additional definitions below

August

August (i/ˈɔːɡʊst/ AW-guust) is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days.

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1932 - August
... August – A farmers' revolt begins in the Midwestern United States ... August 1 – The second International Polar Year, an international scientific collaboration, begins ... August 2 – The first positron is discovered by Carl D ...
August Symbols
... August's birthstone is the peridot or onyx Its birth flower is the gladiolus or poppy, meaning beauty, strength of character, love, marriage and family ... The zodiac signs in August are Leo (until August 22)and Virgo (from August 23 onward) ...
9th Connecticut Regiment Infantry - Subsequent Service in Louisiana and Virginia
... was killed under a Confederate charge on August 5 ... The final veterans were mustered out in August 1865 ... received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Baton Rouge in August 1862 ...
1886 - Deaths - July–December
1811) August 9 – Samuel Ferguson, Northern Irish poet and artist (b. 1810) August 11 – Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (b. 1843) August 16 – Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Indian spiritual figure (b ...
95th Bomb Group - History - Lineage
28 January 1942 Activated on 15 June 1942 Redesignated 95 Bombardment Group, Heavy, on 20 August 1943 Inactivated on 28 August 1945 Redesignated 95 ... and inactivated, on 25 June 1966 Redesignated 95 Strategic Wing on 8 August 1966 Activated on 8 August 1966 ... Scheduled to replace the 4082d Strategic Wing on 2 August 1966 Organized on 2 August 1966 assuming the resources of the 4082d Strategic Wing (inactivated ...

More definitions of "August":

  • (noun): The month following July and preceding September.
    Synonyms: Aug

Famous quotes containing the word august:

    Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
    —J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)

    O my dear Candide! You knew Paquette, that pretty attendant of our august baroness; I tasted in her arms the delights of paradise, which produced these torments of hell by which you see me devoured; she was infected and may have died of it.
    Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694–1778)

    To go by the asters
    and breathe
    the sweetness that hovers
    in August about the tall milkweeds,
    without a direct look ...
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)