noun \äk-ˈtō-bər\

: the 10th month of the year

Full Definition of OCTOBER

:  the 10th month of the Gregorian calendar

Examples of OCTOBER

  1. She started her job in early October.
  2. He started early in October.
  3. This will be our last October in New England.
  4. Sales are up for this October.
  5. The event happens every October.

Origin of OCTOBER

Middle English Octobre, from Old English & Anglo-French; Old English October, from Latin, 8th month of the early Roman calendar, from octo; Anglo-French, from Latin October
First Known Use: before 12th century


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