inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic:
an august performance of a religious drama.
an august personage.
“You may be augustly sure he is not,” chuckled the cruel Mata.
The Dragon Painter Mary McNeil Fenollosa
In the Capitol he throned so augustly that we swear by him still.
The Lords of the Ghostland Edgar Saltus
“Yes, the money for its painting was augustly well spent,” agreed Kiomidzu, wisely shaking his head.
The Way of the Gods John Luther Long
To me it soon grew to be so nobly, so augustly ugly, that it was difficult to stay away from it, even for a little while.
A Tramp Abroad, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
“If the legislature does its part, I will do mine,” responded Lyons, augustly.
Unleavened Bread Robert Grant
It is of strange fashion because it is old, having been augustly bestowed upon my father by the favor of the Emperor Takakura.
The Romance of the Milky Way Lafcadio Hearn
augustly enter the world of the venerable dead again, luscious one, your honorable father looks this way.
Six One-Act Plays Margaret Scott Oliver
dignified or imposing: an august presence
of noble birth or high rank: an august lineage
the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days
1660s, from Latin augustus “venerable, majestic, magnificent, noble,” probably originally “consecrated by the augurs, with favorable auguries” (see augur (n.)); or else “that which is increased” (see augment).
eighth month, 1097, from Latin Augustus (mensis), sixth month of the later Roman calendar, renamed from Sextilis in 8 B.C.E. to honor emperor Augustus Caesar, literally “Venerable Caesar” (see august (adj.)). In England, the name replaced native Weodmonað “weed month.”
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Augusto Bernardino [ou-goos-taw ber-nahr-th ee-naw] /aʊˈgus tɔ ˌbɛr nɑrˈði nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1863–1932, president of Peru 1908–12, 1919–30. Historical Examples Among the more recent of successful presidents stand forth the names of Pardo, Pierola, and leguia. Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock
Augusto (César) [ou-goos-taw se-sahr] /aʊˈgus tɔ ˈsɛ sɑr/ (Show IPA), 1893–1934, Nicaraguan revolutionary leader.
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Augusto [ou-goos-taw] /aʊˈgus tɔ/ (Show IPA), 1915–2006, Chilean army general and political leader: president 1973–90.