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August

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The sixth month (beginning from March) was once called sextīlis, but was changed to Augustus in compliment to Augustus Cæsar of Rome, whose “lucky month” it was, in which occurred many of his most fortunate events.

The preceding month (July), originally called Quintīlis, had already been changed to Julius in honour of Julius Cæsar.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Au Pied de la Lettre (French)
Au Revoir (French)
Aubry’s Dog
Audeanism
Audhumla [the nourishing power]
Audley
Audrey
Augean Stables
Augsburg Confession
Augury
August
Augusta
Augustan Age
Augustan History
Augustine (The Second)
Augustinians
Augustus
Aulay
Auld Brig and New Brig
Auld Hornie
Auld Reekie

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