Definition of Thespians

1. Noun. (plural of Thespian) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of thespian) ¹

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Definition of Thespians

1. thespian [n] - See also: thespian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thespians

thesaurosis
thesaurus
thesauruses
thesaurusi
these
these days
these ones
theses
thesicle
thesicles
thesis
thesmothete
thesmothetes
thesp
thespian
thespians
thesps
theta
theta antigen
theta pinch
theta rhythm
theta wave
thetan
thetans
thetas
thetch
thetched
thetches
thetching
thete

Literary usage of Thespians

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the American Theatre by George Overcash Seilhamer (1889)
"UNDER Burgoyne's inspiration the military Thespians at Boston produced plays ... The first season of the military Thespians at the theatre in John Street ..."

2. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1892)
"One which carried Tainaron. a body of Thespians, started most likely from some ... Thespians The rest set sail from Tainaron, to make their way to Sicily by ..."

3. The History of Ancient Europe: With a View of the Revolutions in Asia and by William Russell (1801)
"... PART I. The Thespians heroically refused to leave him; and the Thebans he compelled to stay, because he knew they were disposed to join the common ..."

4. Travels Through Part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819 by John Morison Duncan (1823)
"These were part of a detachment of peripatetic Thespians, who had sojourned for some time at Kingston, and were on their return to the lower province; ..."

5. History of the American Theatre by William Dunlap (1833)
"Recollections of New- York during the War of the Revolution — Military Thespians at Boston — Burgoyne's second Drama — A Cure for the Spleen — Theatre Royal ..."

6. Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical by Christopher Wordsworth (1844)
"The Thespians were regarded as the most refined and intellectual among the ancient tenants of ... Thespians."

7. Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical by Christopher Wordsworth (1844)
"B. The character of its early inhabitants forms an agreeable and an appropriate feature in the natural scenery which has just been described. The Thespians ..."

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