augustly, adv.augustness, n.
/aw gust"/, adj.
1. inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic: an august performance of a religious drama.
2. venerable; eminent: an august personage.
[1655-65; < L augustus sacred, grand, akin to augere to increase. See EKE]

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(as used in expressions)
Arrhenius Svante August
August Fryderyk
Bebel August
Bournonville August
Bruch Max Karl August
Bürger Gottfried August
Froebel Friedrich Wilhelm August
Georg August
Gneisenau August Wilhelm Anton Count Neidhardt von
Haeckel Ernst Heinrich Philipp August
Hardenberg Karl August prince von
Hayek Friedrich August von
Herbert Victor August
Holstein Friedrich August von
Kotzebue August Friedrich Ferdinand von
Löffler Friedrich August Johannes
Möbius August Ferdinand
Nielsen Carl August
Otto Nikolaus August
Riis Jacob August
Schlegel August Wilhelm von
Schleicher August
Zygmunt August
Stanislaw II August Poniatowski
Karl August Rudolf Steinmetz
Strindberg Johan August
Johann August Suter
Wassermann August von
Wilson August
Franz Albrecht August Karl Emanuel prince von Sachsen Coburg Gotha
Georg August Universität zu Göttingen
Kekule von Stradonitz Friedrich August
Friedrich August Kekule

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 eighth month of the Gregorian calendar. It was named for the first Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, in 8 BCE. Its original name was Sextilus, Latin for “sixth month,” indicating its position in the early Roman calendar.

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