Definition of golden age noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


golden age

BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊldən eɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊldən eɪdʒ//
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[usually singular] golden age (of something) a period during which something is very successful, especially in the past the golden age of cinema Word Originmid 16th cent.: the Greek and Roman poets' name for the first period of history, when it was believed that the human race lived in an ideal state.
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