Definition of silver age in English:

silver age

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noun

  • A period regarded as notable but inferior to a golden age, such as that of so-called silver Latin literature.
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    • When Saturn was overthrown by his son, Jupiter, the silver age began.
    • Weimar had its Golden classical age (Goethe, Schiller and Herder) and a silver age (Liszt); there was a string of Grand Dukes, Nietzsche, early Bauhaus and of course the proclamation of the Weimar Republic.
    • It's like the silver age of DC comics, but on screen.

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