Definition of Augustus in English:

Augustus

Syllabification: Au·gus·tus
Pronunciation: /əˈɡəstəs
 
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( 63 bc- ad 14), the first Roman emperor; born Gaius Octavianus; also called Octavian. He was adopted in the will of his great-uncle Julius Caesar and gained supreme power by his defeat of Antony in 31 bc. In 27 bc he was given the title Augustus (“venerable”) and became in effect emperor.

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