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golden age

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a period of time, sometimes imaginary, when everyone was happy, or when a particular art, business, etc. was very successful: Adults often look back on their childhood as a golden age. She was an actress from the golden age of the cinema.
Translations of “golden age”
in Chinese (Traditional) (有時指想像中的)黃金時代,鼎盛時期…
in Chinese (Simplified) (有时指想象中的)黄金时代,鼎盛时期…
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