HyperDic: oct

English > 1 sense of the word Oct:
NOUNtimeOct, Octoberthe month following September and preceding November
Oct > pronunciation
Soundsaoktow'ber; ao'kt
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
stalked
English > Oct: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe month following September and preceding November.
SynonymOctober
Part ofGregorian calendar, New Style calendarThe solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years
PartsColumbus Day, Discovery Day, October 12A legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
United Nations Day, October 24A day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations
mid-OctoberThe middle part of October
BroaderGregorian calendar monthA month in the Gregorian calendar
Spanishoctubre
Catalanoctubre

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