of or characteristic of Augustus Caesar, his reign (27 b.c.
14), or its Latin
or characteristic of any age like Augustus' age, esp. in having standards or tastes
that are classic
, as the period of Pope and Addison
in English literature
a person writing in an Augustan age
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