|1.||[ noun ] (history) a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time|
"a novel from the Victorian period"
|2.||[ noun ] (history) an era of history having some distinctive feature|
"we live in a litigious age"
|Related terms:||era Renaissance middle_ages industrial_revolution turn_of_the_century Reconstruction antiquity New_Deal Restoration harlem_renaissance Reign_of_Terror reign Elizabethan_age golden_age Victorian_age history|
|3.||[ noun ] (history) an era of history having some distinctive feature|
|Related terms:||era Renaissance middle_ages turn_of_the_century Reconstruction industrial_revolution New_Deal Restoration antiquity reign Reign_of_Terror history|