The definition of August is a month on the Gregorian calendar that is 31 days in length which comes after July and before September.(noun)
An example of August is the eighth month of the year.
See august in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L augustus < augere, to increase: see wax
Origin: ME < L Augustus, after Augustus Caesar: see august
See august in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin augustus; see aug- in Indo-European roots.
noun Abbr. Aug.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English
Origin: , from Latin (mēnsis) Augustus, (month) of Augustus
Origin: , after Augustus.
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