October

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From Middle English, from Old French octobre, from Latin octōber (eighth month), from Latin octō (eight), from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw (twice four). October was the eighth month in the Roman calendar.

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October (plural Octobers)

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

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From Latin octōber (of the eighth month).

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October

  1. October

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