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Adjective: golden  gówl-dun
  1. Having the deep slightly brownish colour of gold
    "long golden hair";
    - aureate, gilded, gilt, gold
     
  2. Marked by peace and prosperity
    "a golden era";
    - halcyon, prosperous
     
  3. Made from or covered with gold
    "the golden calf";
    - gold, gilded
     
  4. Supremely favoured
    "golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust";
    - fortunate
     
  5. Suggestive of gold
    "a golden voice"
     
  6. Presaging or likely to bring good luck
    "a golden time to ask for a raise";
    - favorable [US], favourable [Brit, Cdn], lucky, prosperous

See also: blessed, blest, chromatic, euphonious, euphonous, happy, metal, metallic, metalline [archaic], propitious

Encyclopedia: Golden, New Mexico