Definition of Hellene

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Greece.

Exact synonyms: Greek
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Generic synonyms: European
Specialized synonyms: Achaean, Achaian, Aeolian, Eolian, Dorian, Ionian, Athenian, Corinthian, Laconian, Lesbian, Spartan, Arcadian, Theban, Argive, Ephesian, Mycenaen, Thessalian, Thessalonian
Derivative terms: Grecian, Greek, Hellenic



Definition of Hellene

1. n. A native of either ancient or modern Greece; a Greek.

Definition of Hellene

1. Noun. a Greek, especially an ancient Greek ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellene

Hell holes
Hell no
Hella
Helladic
Helladic civilisation
Helladic civilization
Helladic culture
Hellanodic
Hellanodics
Hellas
Helleborus foetidus
Helleborus niger
Helleborus orientalis
Helleborus viridis
Hellen
Hellene
Hellenes
Hellenian
Hellenic
Hellenic Republic
Hellenic language
Hellenisation
Hellenisations
Hellenise
Hellenised
Helleniser
Hellenisers
Hellenises
Hellenising
Hellenism

Literary usage of Hellene

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1. Greeks in America: An Account of Their Coming, Progress, Customs, Living by Thomas Burgess (1913)
"These biographical sketches will culminate in that hellene of the hellenes and benefactor of America and the world, Michael Anagnos, who became the beloved ..."

2. A Wandering Scholar in the Levant by David George Hogarth (1896)
"Old romance—Temples and tombs—Excavators and excavation—Eastern guile—Master and men—The new hellene—The hellene as politician—A superfluous island—A ..."

3. A Critical History of the Language and Literature of Antient Greece by William Mure (1850)
"PELAS- CIANS. 2. BELLI, HELLAS, AND helleneS. 3. hellene, AS A COMMON TITLE OF THE GREEK NATION, LATER THAN THE DORIAN CONQUEST. 4. ..."

4. Thucydides Translated Into English by Thucydides, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"than any hellene had ever been before. This was due I. partly to his previous reputation, and partly to the hope The ^:eat- which he inspired in the Kings ..."

5. Our Home in Cyprus by Esmé Scott-Stevenson (1880)
"British pi defence for the Turk—Reasons for it—Cleanliness and hospitality—The distrustful Greek—The Cypriote and the hellene distinguished—Assassination; ..."

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