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Definition of the noun achaean

What does achaean mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Achaeans

  1. a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Achaean: Achaian
    • more generic words: Greek / Hellene = a native or inhabitant of Greece
  2. the ancient Greek inhabitants of Achaea
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of Achaean: Arcado-Cyprians
    • more generic words: citizenry / people = the body of citizens of a state or country

Alternative definition of the noun achaean


  1. An inhabitant or a resident of Achaea.

Definition of the adjective achaean

What does achaean mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to Achaea or its ancient Greek people

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Google previewConflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia by Sara E. Phang, Iain Spence Ph.D., Douglas Kelly Ph.D., Peter Londey Ph.D.

See also Achaea, Achaeans; Achaean League; Achaean War (146); Agis III, Revolt against Macedon; Antigonus III Doson; Antiochus III (the Great); Aratus of Sicyon; Callicrates; Chaeronea, Battle of; Cleomenes III; Corinthian War; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2013)

by Nigel Wilson

formed a religious and military alliance known as the First Achaean League, which lasted until the late 4th century BC. Of these cities, several gained particular importance: first Helike, then Aigion, was the meeting ...

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1845)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal; and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Political Economy and Social Relations, and of All the More Important Statistical Departments of Finance and Commerce

[17 J ACHAEAN CONFEDERATION. found in a very ancient practice called preferable to posterior...

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Small photo of Ancient Messene village. It was constructed over the ruins of Ithome, an ancient city originally of Achaean Greeks, destroyed previously by the Spartans and abandoned for some time. Messinia - Greece More...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4A1E1A1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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