October

noun
Oc·​to·​ber | \ äk-ˈtō-bər How to pronounce October (audio) \

Definition of October

: the 10th month of the Gregorian calendar

Examples of October in a Sentence

She started her job in early October. He started early in October. This will be our last October in New England. Sales are up for this October. The event happens every October.
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First Known Use of October

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

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The first known use of October was before the 12th century

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“October.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/October. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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October

noun

English Language Learners Definition of October

: the 10th month of the year

October

noun
Oc·​to·​ber | \ äk-ˈtō-bər How to pronounce October (audio) \

Kids Definition of October

: the tenth month of the year

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