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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Greek inhabitant of the ancient city; An Egyptian inhabitant of the ancient city adj. - Of or relating to the Greek city or its people or culture; Of or relating to the Egyptian city on the Nile or its people or culture.

Usage examples (36)
  • In Switzerland, a whole division of the army, called the Theban Legion,
  • This legion was called the Theban Legion, because the men had been raised in
  • Corinna, of Tanagra, sometimes called the Theban because of her long residence at Thebes.
  • Maximian is said to have had a whole legion of Christians in his army, called the Theban, from the for more
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