Meaning of Augustan
Pronunciation: (ô-gus'tun, u-gus'-), [key]
- of or pertaining to Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor, or to the agein which he flourished, which marked the golden age of Latin literature.
- of or pertaining to the neoclassic period, esp. of 18th-century English literature.
- an author in an Augustan age.
- Augustan (Thesaurus)