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Solon

Solon is sometimes a misspelling of solemn.

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Definition of the noun solon

What does solon mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: solons

  1. a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

Alternative definition of the noun solon

noun

  1. A wise legislator or lawgiver.
  2. Any legislator.

Person

Who is Solon?

Solon was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet. He is remembered particularly for his efforts to legislate against political, economic, and moral decline in archaic Athens. His reforms failed in the short term, yet he is often credited with having laid the foundations for Athenian democracy.

  • also known as 梭伦
  • born in Athens, child of Execestides
  • nationality: Greece
  • profession: Legislator, philosopher, poet
  • died in 0557 B.C. (2573 years ago) in Athens

Characters

  1. Solon is a fictional character from the 2010 film Show Bitch.
  2. Solon is a fictional character from the 2009 film Etienne!.

Places

  1. Solon is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is an affluent suburb of Cleveland. It is part of Northeast Ohio's combined Cleveland-Akron-Canton metropolitan area, the 15th largest Combined Statistical Area in the United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2012, the city population was estimated at 23,160.
  2. Solon is a city located in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. Part of the Iowa City, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, it is located a few miles from Lake MacBride State Park and the larger cities of Coralville and Iowa City. The population was 2,037 at the 2010 census.
  3. Solon is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,053 at the 2010 census. Solon is a picturesque village containing historic architecture.
  4. Solon is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The town has a total population of 1,079, as of the 2010 census. The name of the town comes from the Greek lawmaker Solon.
  5. Solon is a former settlement in Kern County, California. It lay at an elevation of 2280 feet. Solon was located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad about 8 miles east-northeast of Edwards. It appears on maps as of 1942.
  6. SOLON is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like Mount Solon, South Solon, Solon Springs, Solon Township and Solon High School.

Miscellanea

  1. Solon a.k.a. Evenki Language: Evenki, formerly known as Tungus, is the largest member of the northern group of Tungusic languages, a group which also includes Even, Negidal, and Oroqen language. The name is sometimes wrongly given as "Evenks". It is spoken by Evenkis in Russia, Mongolia, and China.
  2. Solon is a family name.

Phrases with Solon

Phrases ending with the word Solon:

  1. Allora Solon
  2. Nascus Solon
  3. Charaxes Solon
  4. Cloacina Solon
  5. Camponotus solon
  6. Allora Luna Solon
  7. Charaxes Solon Solon
  8. Species Allora Solon
  9. Species Nascus Solon
  10. Camponotus solon solon
  11. Species Charaxes Solon
  12. Species Cloacina Solon

Other phrases containing the word Solon:

  1. Charaxes Solon Echo
  2. Nascus Solon Corilla
  3. Charaxes Solon Catulus
  4. Charaxes Solon Jordani
  5. Charaxes Solon Lampedo
  6. Camponotus solon chiton
  7. Charaxes Solon Hannibal
  8. Charaxes Solon Raidhaka

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Solon

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Google previewTimaeus (2016)

Second Edition by Plato

But like all the Greeks, Solon is a parvenu when it comes to time travel. The Egyptians are the virtuosos of the old: for them, wisdom is paleontology. Furthermore, truth in Egypt can be written down: that's how concrete it is. And it is here in the ...

Google previewThe Autobiography of Philosophy (1999)

Rousseau's The Reveries of the Solitary Walker by Michael Davis

Solon is the thread that runs through the two walks but in the double way of the epigraph to the Third Walk and its unmentioned companion. We do grow old learning many things, but we cannot make our lives whole until we are dead.

Google previewAn American Impressionist (2005)

The Art and Life of Alson Skinner Clark by Deborah Epstein Solon, Alson Skinner Clark

DEBORAH EPSTEIN SOLON is an independent curator whose publications include Colonies ...

Google previewHegel's Ladder (1997)

Volume I: The Pilgrimage of Reason. Volume II: The Odyssey of Spirit by H. S. Harris

Solon is the universally recognized “wisdom” of the community. When the harmony of Nature and Reason is ruptured, Spirit goes into “self- estrangement.” Now it has a ruptured self-consciousness like that which is shared between Lord and ...

Google previewThe Athenaeum (1885)

Solon is an excellent etcher, to whose needle long practice has given peculiar tact in delineating the clumsy...

Google previewThe Athenæum (1885)

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Solon is an excellent etcher, to whose needle long practice has given peculiar tact in delineating the clumsy and...

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.

Solon (d. ca. 560) Solon, from a wealthy Athenian family, rose to prominence in ...

Google previewThe General Biographical Dictionary Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons; ... a New Ed. by Alex. Chalmers (1816)

by Alexander Chalmers

“Tellus,” replied Solon, “was descended from worthy parents, was the father of virtuous children, whom every one...

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Small photo of Solon, IA/ August 2017, blue kayak drifts into green lilly pads with large yellow flowers.Small photo of Solon. Ohio. USASmall photo of Park Solon de Lucena, a look from the top, separating the people place from the place of nature.Small photo of Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil - September 30, 2017 - View of Solon de Lucena Park in the center of the city of Joao PessoaSmall photo of Solon. New York. USA on a mapSmall photo of Eskisehir, Turkey, the grave of Solon used during the Phrygian and Roman periods in the Phrygian valley (Lion temple)Small photo of Solon, IA/ August 2017, girl in kayak paddling on Lake MacBride Iowa on a sunny day with small puffy clouds in clear blue sky on calm waters. More...

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Quotes about Solon

In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend. (Solon)
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Scrabble value of S1O1L1O1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SOLON

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Semordnilap

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  • NOLOS

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