Etymology
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Augustus

masc. proper name, from Latin augustus "venerable" (see august (adj.)). The name originally was a cognomen applied to Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus as emperor, with a sense something like "his majesty."

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Augustus from WordNet

Augustus (n.)
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14);
Synonyms: Gaius Octavianus / Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus / Octavian
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