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golden age

n.
1. A period of great peace, prosperity, and happiness.
2. Greek & Roman Mythology The first age of the world, an untroubled and prosperous era during which people lived in ideal happiness.

golden age

n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the first and best age of mankind, when existence was happy, prosperous, and innocent
2. the most flourishing and outstanding period, esp in the history of an art or nation: the golden age of poetry.
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Movements) the great classical period of Latin literature, occupying approximately the 1st century bc and represented by such writers as Cicero and Virgil

gold′en age′


n.
the most flourishing period in the history of a nation, literature, people, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golden age - a time period when some activity or skill was at its peakgolden age - a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak; "it was the golden age of cinema"
efflorescence, flush, heyday, peak, prime, blossom, flower, bloom - the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
2.golden age - any period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness
historic period, age - an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age"
3.Golden Age - (classical mythology) the first and best age of the world, a time of ideal happiness, prosperity, and innocence; by extension, any flourishing and outstanding period
classical mythology - the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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Anybody who grew up reading golden-age science fiction authors like Robert Heinlein and Harry Harrison will immediately feel at home in the world of the Helium-3 novels.
Then, with a golden-age ring of confidence, they proceeded to back Illinois (a frequent course winner, with Lester Piggott up) in the Brighton Cup at the seemingly longish but undoubtedly golden age-ish price of 7-1.
By turns free spirited and disciplined, whimsical and unsentimental, earthy and sophisticated, the city founded by merchants has been a model of modernity from the start Always focused on making money and making art, golden-age Amsterdam didn't have time for the spiritual hysteria that captivated other 17th-century cities.