from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Augustus.
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- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. The name of Augustus (Caesar) used between 44 and 27 BC
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Roman gens of the Octavii, or any member of it.
- n. One of the members of a committee of finance appointed by James VI., in 1595, to control the Royal Exchequer: so called because eight members of the Secret Council composed the committee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
From Latin Octavianus, derivative of Octāvius. (Wiktionary)