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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
aristocratic, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, baronial, courtly, dignified, distinguished, dreadful, elevated, eminent, estimable, exalted, famous, fearful, glorious, godlike, grand, grandiose, grave, heroic, high, honorable, imposing, impressive, kingly, lauded, lofty, lordly, magisterial, magnanimous, magnificent, majestic, moving, noble, overwhelming, princely, prominent, queenly, regal, renowned, reverend, royal, sedate, soaring, sober, solemn, splendid, stately, statuesque, striking, sublime, superb, time-honored, towering, venerable, worshipful, worthy
Dictionary Results for august:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of
           august lineage" [syn: august, grand, lordly]
    2: profoundly honored; "revered holy men" [syn: august,
       revered, venerable]
    n 1: the month following July and preceding September [syn:
         August, Aug]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
August \Au*gust"\, a. [L. augustus; cf. augere to increase; in
   the language of religion, to honor by offerings: cf. F.
   auguste. See Augment.]
   Of a quality inspiring mingled admiration and reverence;
   having an aspect of solemn dignity or grandeur; sublime;
   majestic; having exalted birth, character, state, or
   authority. "Forms august." --Pope. "August in visage."
   --Dryden. "To shed that august blood." --Macaulay.
   [1913 Webster]

         So beautiful and so august a spectacle.  --Burke.
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         To mingle with a body so august.         --Byron.
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   Syn: Grand; magnificent; majestic; solemn; awful; noble;
        stately; dignified; imposing.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
August \Au"gust\, n. [L. Augustus. See note below, and August,
   The eighth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
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   Note: The old Roman name was Sextilis, the sixth month from
         March, the month in which the primitive Romans, as well
         as Jews, began the year. The name was changed to August
         in honor of Augustus C[ae]sar, the first emperor of
         Rome, on account of his victories, and his entering on
         his first consulate in that month.
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4. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
August, CA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in California
   Population (2000):    7808
   Housing Units (2000): 2614
   Land area (2000):     1.293814 sq. miles (3.350964 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.293814 sq. miles (3.350964 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            03209
   Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
   Location:             37.979890 N, 121.263984 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    August, CA

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