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Respected and dignified: the august presence of the monarch. See Synonyms at grand.
The eighth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.
[Middle English, from Old English, from Latin (mēnsis) Augustus, (month) of Augustus, after Augustus.]
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