October

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noun Oc·to·ber \äk-ˈtō-bər\

Definition of October

  1. :  the 10th month of the Gregorian calendar

Examples of october in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology 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


OCTOBER Defined for English Language Learners

October

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Definition of October for English Language Learners

  • : the 10th month of the year



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