Augustan

adjective
Au·​gus·​tan | \ ȯ-ˈgə-stən How to pronounce Augustan (audio) , ə- \

Definition of Augustan

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Augustus Caesar or his age
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the neoclassical period in England

Other Words from Augustan

Augustan noun

First Known Use of Augustan

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Augustan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Augustan. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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