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Definition of Augustan adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Augustan

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ɔːˈɡʌstən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɔːˈɡʌstən//
     
     
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  1. 1connected with or happening during the time of the Roman emperor Augustus
  2. 2connected with English literature of the 17th and 18th centuries that was written in a style that was considered classical
  3. Word Originfrom Latin Augustanus ‘relating to Augustus’, the first Roman emperor.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Augustan

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