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Hellene

Definitions of Hellene
  1. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Greece
    synonyms: Greek
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    Alcaeus
    Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)
    Alcibiades
    ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)
    Demosthenes
    Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)
    Draco
    Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)
    Sappho
    the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)
    Socrates
    ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)
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    Achaean, Achaian
    a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Aeolian, Eolian
    a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Dorian
    a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Ionian
    a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    Athenian
    a resident of Athens
    Corinthian
    a resident of Corinth
    Laconian
    a resident of Laconia
    Lesbian
    a resident of Lesbos
    Spartan
    a resident of Sparta
    Arcadian
    an inhabitant of Arcadia
    Theban
    a Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes
    Argive
    a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos
    Ephesian
    a resident of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
    Mycenaen
    a native or inhabitant of ancient Mycenae
    Thessalian
    a native or inhabitant of Thessaly
    Thessalonian
    a native or inhabitant of Thessalonica
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    European
    a native or inhabitant of Europe
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