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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.
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
the most flourishing period in the history of a nation, literature, people, etc.
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|Noun||1.||golden age - a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak; "it was the golden age of cinema"|
|2.||golden age - any period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness|
|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