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Definition of the noun achaian

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noun - plural: Achaians

  1. a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Achaian: Achaean
    • more generic words: Greek / Hellene = a native or inhabitant of Greece

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Google previewThe Hutchinson Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Warfare (2016)

by Peter Connolly, Emeritus Professor of History at the London School of Economics John Gillingham, John Gillingham, John Lazenby

Greece between the Achaian Franks under William II Villehardouin of Achaea ( Greece), who had launched attacks on southern Morea (Pelopónnisos, Greece), and an imperial Byzantine force under Sevastokrator Constantine.

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster (1830)

by Edinburgh encyclopaedia

The Achaian republic now began its splendid career ; during the whole...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

In 280, when several kings were dead, Macedonia in confusion, and the great Pyrrhus absent in Italy, Patrae and Dyme, the two westernmost towns, formed an alliance ; Tritaea and Pharae joined them: and the new Achaian League, famous ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4A1I1A1N1

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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