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Augustan (adj.)

1640s, from Latin Augustanus, "pertaining to Augustus (Caesar)," whose reign (31 B.C.E.-14 C.E.) was connected with "the palmy period of Latin literature" [OED]; hence, "period of purity and refinement in any national literature" (1712); in French, the reign of Louis XIV; in English, that of Queen Anne.

updated on March 03, 2017

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Definitions of Augustan from WordNet

Augustan (adj.)
relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus;
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