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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Au·gus·tan /ɔˈgʌstən, ə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Au·gus·tan a.
 1. Of or pertaining to Augustus Cæsar or to his times.
 2. Of or pertaining to the town of Augsburg.
 Augustan age of any national literature, the period of its highest state of purity and refinement; -- so called because the reign of Augustus Cæsar was the golden age of Roman literature. Thus the reign of Louis XIV. (b. 1638) has been called the Augustan age of French literature, and that of Queen Anne (b. 1664) the Augustan age of English literature.
 Augustan confession Eccl. Hist., or confession of Augsburg, drawn up at Augusta Vindelicorum, or Augsburg, by Luther and Melanchthon, in 1530, contains the principles of the Protestants, and their reasons for separating from the Roman Catholic church.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman
            emperor Augustus; "the Augustan Age"