Definition of Aeolis

1. Noun. An ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC.

Exact synonyms: Aeolia
Group relationships: Anatolia, Asia Minor
Terms within: Lesbos, Lesvos, Mytilene
Generic synonyms: Coast, Sea-coast, Seacoast, Seashore



Definition of Aeolis

1. Proper noun. (historical) An area of Ancient Greece that comprised the west and northwestern region of Asia Minor, mostly along the coast, and also several offshore islands (particularly Lesbos), where the Aeolian Greek city-states were located. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeolis

Aegypius monachus
Aegyptopithecus
Aegyptus
Aeka
Aelius Donatus
Aelurostrongylus
Aeneas
Aeneas Silvius
Aeneid
Aengus
Aeolia
Aeolian
Aeolian Islands
Aeolian mode
Aeolic
Aeolis (current term)
Aeolus
Aeonium
Aeonium haworthii
Aepyceros
Aepyceros melampus
Aepyornidae
Aepyorniformes
Aequian
Aer
Aerobacter
Aerobacter aerogenes
Aerococcus
Aeroflot
Aeromonas hydrophilia lipase-acyltransferase

Literary usage of Aeolis

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1. A Manual of Ancient Geography by Heinrich Kiepert, George Augustin Macmillan (1881)
"Aeolis.—On the coast of this Mysian district were Aeolian colonies, founded principally by Achaeans and Boeotians, and forming a confederation of twelve ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"Aeolis does not hide itself away as if shunning observation, like Doto, ... It is important for the Aeolis, not merely to be an unpalatable nettle in animal ..."

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