Definition of October

1. Noun. The month following September and preceding November.




Definition of October

1. n. The tenth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.

Definition of October

1. Proper noun. The tenth month of the Gregorian calendar, following September and preceding November. Abbreviation: '''Oct''' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of October

1. 1. The tenth month of the year, containing thirty-one days. 2. Ale or cider made in that month. "The country gentlemen had a posset or drink they called October." (Emerson) Origin: L, the eighth month of the primitive Roman year, which began in March, fr. Octo eight: cf.F. Octobre. See Octave. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

October Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of October

octile
octiles
octillion
octillionfold
octillions
octillionth
octitol
octitols
octium
octlet
octlets
octli
octo-
octoate
october (current term)
octocellular
octocentenary
octocerata
octochord
octochords
octocoral
octocorals
octocrylene
octodecillion
octodecillions
octodecimo
octodecimos
octodentate
octodont

Literary usage of October

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1. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1904)
"CONTENTS: Minutes of Meetings: FAOI Of the Board of Direction, october 6th and November 1st, 1904 888 Of the Society, November 2d and 10th, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"HARVARD COLLEGE OBSERVATORY, october 12, 1899. SCIENTIFIC NOTES AND NEWS. WE announce with great regret the death on october 16th, of Dr. Edward Orton, ..."

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