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Topic: CHRONOLOGY

Date: 1000-1100
Language: Old French
Origin: Octobre, from Latin October, from octo 'eight'; because it was the eighth month of the ancient Roman year

October

noun
     
Oc‧to‧ber [uncountable and countable] written abbreviation Oct.
TMC the tenth month of the year, between September and November
next/last October
We moved in last October.
in October
You're going to be busy in October.
on October 6th
We begin on October 6th.
on 6th October British English
They were arrested on 6th October.
October 6 American English
The baby was baptized Monday, October 6.
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