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Definition of "hellenic" []

  • Of or relating to the ancient or modern Greeks or their language (adjective)
  • Of or relating to ancient Greece or the Greeks of the classical period (776–323 bc) (adjective)
  • A branch of the Indo-European family of languages consisting of Greek in its various ancient and modern dialects (noun)

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Use "hellenic" in a sentence
  • ""hellenic" school a gymnasium or college, and an ecclesiastical seminary."
  • "The Afghan things are lovely, and much more hellenic than you expect; you forget that there were post-Alexandrian Greek regimes in central Asia."
  • "Ikaria has been inhabited since at least 7000 B.C. when it was inhabited by the Neolithic pre-hellenic people that Greeks called Pelasgians."
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