Meaning of “October” in the English Dictionary

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"October" in British English

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Octobernoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɒkˈtəʊ.bər/ us /ɑːkˈtoʊ.bɚ/ written abbreviation Oct.

A1 the tenth month of the year, after September and before November:

We have a meeting in October that you are welcome to attend.
Hallowe'en is on 31 October.
We're going to Madrid next October.

More examples

  • His birthday is in October.
  • I have to wait until October to see the specialist.
  • We went to Paris last October.

(Definition of “October” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"October" in American English

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Octobernoun [ C/U ]

us /ɑkˈtoʊ·bər/ abbreviation Oct.

the tenth month of the year, after September and before November

(Definition of “October” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)