Definition of Chian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Chios.

Partainyms: Chios
Derivative terms: Chios



Definition of Chian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the Ægean Sea.

Definition of Chian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the Aegean Sea. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chian

Chevrolets
Chevy
Chewa
Chewas
Chewbacca
Chewbacca Defense
Chewbacca Defenses
Chewie
Cheyenne
Cheyne-Stokes psychosis
Chhabra
Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarhi
ChiMwini
Chiacoan peccary
Chian
Chian turpentine
Chiang Chung-cheng
Chiang Kai-shek
Chianti
Chiapas
Chiari's disease
Chiari's net
Chiari's syndrome
Chiari-Budd syndrome
Chiari II syndrome
Chiayi
Chiba
Chicago
Chicago-style

Literary usage of Chian

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1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"like maize, appear to have been originally used as a food, Book II. and subsequently as the material for a beverage. ' chian' ^ is the Maya word ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1882)
"ON chian TURPENTINE AS A REMEDY FOR CANCER OF THE FEMALE GENERATIVE ORGANS. ByJ. W. HULKE, Esq., FECS, Surgeon to the Middlesex Hospital. ..."

3. An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral by Edawrd P. Squibbs (1888)
"It also contains the British law (since amended)—a law which, in fullness and completeness of detail, contrasts very strongly with this Bill. chian ..."

4. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"The chian turpentine is that which was most anciently known. ... In the present day chian turpentine is very rarely to be met with in commerce. ..."

5. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1881)
"Having read only lately, that no genuine chian turpentine was in the market,fI ... Genuine chian turpentine has a fragrant, well marked odor, which becomes ..."

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