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1. Of or relating to Augustus or his reign, considered as a time of great prosperity in the Roman Empire and great refinement in Latin literature.
2. Of or relating to English literature during the early 1700s, characterized by refinement of style.
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1. (Historical Terms) characteristic of, denoting, or relating to the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar (63 bc–14 ad), his period, or the poets, notably Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, writing during his reign
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of, relating to, or characteristic of any literary period noted for refinement and classicism, esp the late 17th century in France (the period of the dramatists Corneille, Racine, and Molière) or the 18th century in England (the period of Swift, Pope, and Johnson, much influenced by Dryden)
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an author in an Augustan Age
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a student of or specialist in Augustan literature
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Au•gus•tan(ɔˈgʌs tən, əˈgʌs-)
1. of or pertaining to the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar or to his age, considered the golden age of Latin literature.
2. of or pertaining to neoclassicism in English literature.
[1695–1705; < Latin]
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|Adj.||1.||Augustan - relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus; "the Augustan Age"|
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Augustan[ɔːˈgʌstən] ADJ → de Augusto
the Augustan age (Latin Literat) → el siglo de Augusto (English Literat) → la época neoclásica (del siglo XVIII)
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