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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

noun

  1. An inhabitant or a resident of Achaea.

Definition of the adjective achaean

What does achaean mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

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

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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 previewHistorical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement (1996)

by John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

Archaeological evidence demonstrates that Olympia was inhabited during Achaean times. Achaean cult objects devoted to nature, fertility, and vegetation gods have been found there. When the Achaeans' successors (later Greeks, sometimes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement (2004)

by John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

Archaeological evidence demonstrates that Olympia was inhabited during Achaean times. Achaean cult objects devoted to nature, fertility, and vegetation gods have been found there. When the Achaeans' successors (later Greeks, sometimes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

the second Achaean city, the walls of which are still visible on the summit of a hill about a mile and a half distant, overlooking the narrow plain which lies between it and the sea. This city was the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology (1998)

by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

The Achaean League of 12 cities allied for mutual protection in the fourth century B.C. and became politically important after 251 B.C., when membership was extended to additional cities, including Corinth and later Sparta. However, the ...

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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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