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A division of a family, especially a division of a clan.
[Probably alteration of sect.]
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1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol a clan or group that believes itself to be descended from a common ancestor
2. a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
3. (Peoples) a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
4. (Historical Terms) a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
[C16: perhaps variant of sect]
2. (Bible) Septuagint
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1. a branch of a Scottish clan.
2. a group believing itself derived from a common ancestor.
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Septa clan or tribe, 1517.
Example: sept of bards, 1610.
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|Noun||1.||Sept - the month following August and preceding October|
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
Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, September 29 - honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Labor Day - first Monday in September in the United States and Canada
American Indian Day - US: the 4th Friday in September
Gregorian calendar month - a month in the Gregorian calendar
mid-September - the middle part of September
|2.||sept - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"|
people - members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
homefolk - the people of your home locality (especially your own family); "he wrote his homefolk every day"
house - aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
gens, name - family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
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شَهْر أيلول: سبتِمبر
Septabbr of September → Sept.
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September. Sept شَهْر أيلول: سبتِمبر септ. set. září (zkratka) der Monat September sept. Σεπτέμβριος sep sept (lühend sõnast september) سپتامبر syyskuu septembreספטמבר सितम्बर का संक्षिप्त skraćenica za rujan szemptember, szept. Sept sett. 九月 9월의 약자 rugsėjis septembris Sep. september wrzes. سپټمبر، دعيسوي كال نهمه مياشت сентябрь september september septembar september ตัวย่อของ September eylül 九月(書面縮寫) вересень ستمبر tháng chín 九月（书面语缩写）
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