What does the word august mean?

Usage examples for august

  1. Oh, what a feast it was to answer you by becoming more and more august, more and more gracious, more and more ancient and mellow! – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  2. That was one thing that made the Oakdale folks help get the hundred city poor children out to our country for a few weeks in August and the lovely time the children had made everyone wish to do bigger things this next summer. – The Blue Birds' Winter Nest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  3. We went into camp the first of August. – A History of the Army Experience of William A. Canfield by William A. Canfield