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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization;

Usage examples (21)
  • "hellenic" school a gymnasium or college, and an ecclesiastical seminary.
  • Ikaria has been inhabited since at least 7000 B.C. when it was inhabited by the Neolithic pre-hellenic people that Greeks called Pelasgians.
  • The Afghan things are lovely, and much more hellenic than you expect; you forget that there were post-Alexandrian Greek regimes in central Asia.
  • There are traces in Oedipus of the pre-hellenic Medicine King, the for more
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