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1. of or pertaining to Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor, or to the age (Augus'tan Age') in which he flourished, which marked the golden age of Latin literature.
2. of or pertaining to the neoclassic period, esp. of 18th-century English literature.
an author in an Augustan age.
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