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Definition 1: people descended from a common ancestor - [noun denoting group]

Samples where sept or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

Synonyms for sept in the sense of this definition

(sept is a kind of ...) the descendants of one individual

"his entire lineage has been warriors"

(... is a kind of sept ) members of a family line

"his people have been farmers for generations" "are your people still alive?"

(... is a kind of sept ) the people of your home locality (especially your own family)

"he wrote his homefolk every day"

(... is a kind of sept ) aristocratic family line

"the House of York"

(... is a kind of sept ) a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

(... is a kind of sept ) family based on male descent

"he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"

Definition 2: the month following August and preceding October - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for sept in the sense of this definition

(sept is a kind of ...) a month in the Gregorian calendar

(sept is a part of ...) honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

(sept is a part of ...) first Monday in September in the United States and Canada

(sept is a part of ...) celebrated in the United States

(sept is a part of ...) US: the 4th Friday in September

(sept is a part of ...) the middle part of September

(sept is a part of ...) September 22

(sept is a part of ...) the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs

(... is part of sept) the 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; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752

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