Origin of Augustus
Examples from the Web for augustus
A big cake requires a big festival, and Augustus was happy to comply.
Augustus, also known as Augustus the Strong, was a party-boy, and loved any excuse to celebrate.
Never have two people been more in love than Augustus Waters and Hazel Grace Lancaster, and now one of them is about to die.Ranking the Saddest Scenes in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’|Kevin Fallon|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another Maximus factor is the august Roman -us ending, with other names like Atticus, Cassius, Augustus and Magnus heating up.
Augustus also placed another statue of him in his bed-chamber, and used to kiss it as often as he entered the apartment.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
Then he settled himself down on the bed, and Augustus left the room.Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
The third person in the stern-sheets of the barge was Mr. Augustus Pelham.Up The Baltic|Oliver Optic
Patr was selected by Augustus as a place in which to settle some of those, who had fought with him at Actium.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
"Augustus, sir," replied the steward, in the mildest of tones.Freaks of Fortune|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for augustus
Word Origin and History for augustus
masc. proper name, from Latin augustus "venerable" (see august). The name originally was a cognomen applied to Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus as emperor, with a sense something like "his majesty."