October


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Oc·to·ber

 (ŏk-tō′bər)
n.
1. The tenth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.
2. Chiefly British Ale brewed in October.

[Middle English Octobre, from Old French Octobre and Old English October, both from Latin Octōber, eighth month, from octō, eight; see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots.]

October

(ɒkˈtəʊbə)
n
the tenth month of the year, consisting of 31 days
[Old English, from Latin, from octo eight, since it was the eighth month in Roman reckoning]

Oc•to•ber

(ɒkˈtoʊ bər)

n.
the tenth month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Oct.
[before 1050; Middle English, Old English < Latin Octōber the eighth month of the early Roman year]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.october - the month following September and preceding NovemberOctober - the month following September and preceding November
Gregorian calendar, New Style calendar - the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752
Columbus Day, Discovery Day, October 12 - a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
October 24, United Nations Day - a day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-October - the middle part of October
Translations
Oktober
أُكْتَوبَرشَهْر أوكتوبر: تِشرين أوَّل
октомври
octubre
říjen
oktober
oktobro
oktoober
lokakuu
अक्तूबर
listopad
október
oktober
október
十月
10월시월
october
spalis
oktobris
octombrie
október
oktoberoktóber
октобар
oktober
เดือนตุลาคม
ekimTeşrini Evvel
жовтень
tháng Mười

October

[ɒkˈtəʊbəʳ] Noctubre m
see July for usage

October

[ɒkˈtəʊbər]
noctobre m
in October → en octobre
see also July
modif [birthday, wedding] → en octobre

October

nOktober m; the October Revolutiondie Oktoberrevolution ? also September

October

[ɒkˈtəʊbəʳ] nottobre m
for usage see July

October

(okˈtəubə) noun
the tenth month of the year, the month following September.

october

أُكْتَوبَر říjen oktober Oktober Οκτώβριος octubre lokakuu octobre listopad ottobre 十月 10월 oktober oktober październik outubro октябрь oktober เดือนตุลาคม Ekim tháng Mười 十月
References in classic literature ?
One day in October, when they were ripe, he picked one and took it to market.
It rained on the evening when the two met and talked, a drizzly wet October rain.
It was an October afternoon; the sun was just sinking.
This promising beginning was soon overcast with a cloud of adversity; for upon the tenth day of October, the rear of our company was attacked by a number of Indians, who killed six, and wounded one man.
The peaks of the seven gables rose up sharply; the shingled roof looked thoroughly water-tight; and the glittering plaster-work entirely covered the exterior walls, and sparkled in the October sun, as if it had been new only a week ago.
For instance, it was the end of August at the level of the sea; in the Kandersteg valley at the base of the pass, we found flowers which would not be due at the sea-level for two or three weeks; higher up, we entered October, and gathered fringed gentians.
Wilson took the fingerprints, labeled them with the names and with the date-- October the first--put them carefully away, and continued his chat with Roxy, who seemed very anxious that he should admire the great advance in flesh and beauty which the babes had made since he took their fingerprints a month before.
And she told us to help Benny take care of the house and the children, and then we had a good-bye cry all around and went back to the farm, and left her there to live with the jailer's wife a month till the trial in October.
Such an idea had crossed her mind more than once during the past fortnight, and it flashed to and fro this mellow October morning when Rebecca came into the room with her arms full of goldenrod and flaming autumn leaves.
Her sister, though comparatively but little removed by matrimony, being settled in London, only sixteen miles off, was much beyond her daily reach; and many a long October and November evening must be struggled through at Hartfield, before Christmas brought the next visit from Isabella and her husband, and their little children, to fill the house, and give her pleasant society again.
The private balls at the park then began; and parties on the water were made and accomplished as often as a showery October would allow.
All this is visible to you by the light of an oil lamp hanging from the ceiling, and by that of an excellent fire, near which I sit in my cloak and bonnet; my muff and umbrella lie on the table, and I am warming away the numbness and chill contracted by sixteen hours' exposure to the rawness of an October day: I left Lowton at four o'clock a.