What does Augustan mean?

Definitions for Augustan
ɔˈgʌs tən, əˈgʌs-Au·gus·tan

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Augustan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Augustanadjective

    relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus

    "the Augustan Age"

Wiktionary

  1. Augustanadjective

    Pertaining to the times of the Roman emperor Augustus (63 - 14 ).

    Etymology: From Augustus, a Roman emperor who ruled a period of peace and prosperity known as the Pax Romana or Pax Augusta

  2. Augustanadjective

    Pertaining to the Roman poetic literature during this time.

    Etymology: From Augustus, a Roman emperor who ruled a period of peace and prosperity known as the Pax Romana or Pax Augusta

  3. Augustanadjective

    Pertaining to the period of English literature during the first half of the 18th century, known for satire and political themes.

    Etymology: From Augustus, a Roman emperor who ruled a period of peace and prosperity known as the Pax Romana or Pax Augusta

Webster Dictionary

  1. Augustannoun

    of or pertaining to Augustus Caesar or to his times

    Etymology: [L. Augustanus, fr. Augustus. See August, n.]

  2. Augustannoun

    of or pertaining to the town of Augsburg

    Etymology: [L. Augustanus, fr. Augustus. See August, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Augustan

    aw-gust′an, adj. pertaining to the Emperor Augustus, or to the time in which he reigned (31 B.C.-14 A.D.)—the most brilliant age in Roman literature, hence applied to any similar age, as the reign of Anne in English, or that of Louis XIV. in French literature: classic: refined.

How to pronounce Augustan?

How to say Augustan in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Augustan in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Augustan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Augustan in a Sentence

  1. Horace Walpole:

    The next Augustan age will dawn on the other side of the Atlantic. There will, perhaps, be a Thucydides at Boston, a Xenophon at New York, and, in time, a Virgil at Mexico, and a Newton at Peru. At last, some curious traveler from Lima will visit England and give a description of the ruins of St Paul s, like the editions of Balbec and Palmyra.

Images & Illustrations of Augustan

  1. AugustanAugustanAugustanAugustanAugustan

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Augustan#100000#138816#333333

Translation

Find a translation for the Augustan definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Augustan definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Augustan." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 26 Oct. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Augustan>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Augustan? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    • A. foreordained
    • B. defiant
    • C. omnifarious
    • D. ravening

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Augustan: