Augusta

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Augusta, feminine of Augustus. The places are mostly named for British royalty.

Proper noun[edit]

Augusta

  1. A female given name.
    • 1993, Margaret Atwood, Robber Bride, Virago Press (2013), ISBN 9781853817229, page 48:
      August, Charis named her, because that's when she was born. Warm breezes, baby powder, languorous heat, the smell of mown hay. Such a soft name. Too soft for her daughter, who has added an a. Augusta, she is now — a very different resonance. Marble statues, Roman noses, tight-lipped commanding mouths.
  2. The capital city of the state of Maine, USA.
  3. A city in Arkansas
  4. A city in east central Georgia, USA also see Disgusta.
  5. A village in Illinois
  6. A city in Kansas
  7. A city in Kentucky
  8. A village in Michigan
  9. A city in Missouri
  10. A CDP in Montana
  11. A town in New York
  12. A township in Ontario
  13. A town in Sicily
  14. A town in Western Australia
  15. A city in Wisconsin

Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Augusta

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Augusta

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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Augusta

  1. Augsburg
  2. A female given name

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of Augustus.

Proper noun[edit]

Augusta f (genitive Augustae); first declension

  1. An honorific title given to the wives of Roman Emperors
  2. (geography) The name of a town, such as Augusta Taurinorum (modern day Turin) or Augusta Vindelicorum (modern day Augsburg)

Inflection[edit]

The dative is also found as Augustal. First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Augusta Augustae
genitive Augustae Augustārum
dative Augustae Augustīs
accusative Augustam Augustās
ablative Augustā Augustīs
vocative Augusta Augustae

References[edit]

Augusta” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.


Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Augusta

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.