What does October mean?

Definitions for October
ɒkˈtoʊ bəroc·to·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. October, Octnoun

    the month following September and preceding November

Wiktionary

  1. Octobernoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. OCTOBERnoun

    The tenth month of the year, or the eighth numbered from March.

    Etymology: October, Lat. octobre, Fr.

    October is drawn in a garment of yellow and carnation; upon his head a garland of oak leaves, in his right hand the sign scorpio, in his left a basket of servises. Henry Peacham.

Wikipedia

  1. October

    October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old calendar of Romulus c. 750 BC, October retained its name (from the Latin and Greek ôctō meaning "eight") after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. In Ancient Rome, one of three Mundus patet would take place on October 5, Meditrinalia October 11, Augustalia on October 12, October Horse on October 15, and Armilustrium on October 19. These dates do not correspond to the modern Gregorian calendar. Among the Anglo-Saxons, it was known as Ƿinterfylleþ, because at this full moon (fylleþ) winter was supposed to begin.October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and with spring in the Southern hemisphere.

ChatGPT

  1. october

    October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian and Julian calendars, consisting of 31 days. It was originally the eighth month in the Roman calendar, hence its name derived from "octo", meaning "eight" in Latin. October is often associated with autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere.

Wikidata

  1. October

    October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old Roman calendar, October retained its name after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. It is also very commonly associated with Halloween in western world. In common years January starts on the same day of the week as October, but no other month starts on the same day of the week as October in leap years. October ends on the same day of the week as February every year and January in common years only. October of the current year starts on the same day as April and July of the following year.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. October

    ok-tō′bėr, n. the eighth month of the Roman year, which began in March: the tenth month in our calendar. [L. octo, eight.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. October

    the tenth month of the year so called (i. e. the eighth) by the Romans, whose year began on March.

Editors Contribution

  1. october

    A month of a specific calendar year.

    October is the tenth month of the calendar year.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. October

    The eighth month of the Roman calendar when the year began with March.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. OCTOBER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, October is ranked #138304 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The October surname appeared 121 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname October.

    78.5% or 95 total occurrences were Black.
    9% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    7.4% or 9 total occurrences were White.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'October' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #915

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'October' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1791

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of October in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of October in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of October in a Sentence

  1. Tom Frieden:

    We will pass 200,000 deaths in the beginning of October, by all estimates, and this is a number that is just almost inconceivable, this is an enormous number of people dying and it's tragic to recognize that if we just had a more organized, well-led response with clear communication, many of those deaths could have been avoided.

  2. Jim Jordan:

    There are a number of things that she said that are just false based on the investigation Mr. Comey conducted relative to her testimony under oath to us last October.

  3. Keir Starmer:

    When he (Johnson) says the 15th of October, I can tell you across all the opposition parties and some Tory MPs, they do not trust him.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I was on the way to winning until a combination of Jim Comey's letter on October 28 and Russian WikiLeaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me and got scared off. And the evidence for that intervening event is I think compelling, persuasive and so we overcame a lot in the campaign.

  5. Dean Ornish:

    And in October 2021 Medicare agreed to cover my reversing heart disease program when it's done via Zoom, which is really a game changer, now we can reach people at home, in rural areas and food deserts wherever they live, which will help reduce health inequities and health disparities.

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