Definition of Graeco-roman

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures. "Classical mythology"

Exact synonyms: Classic, Classical, Greco-roman, Hellenic
Similar to: Classic, Classical

Definition of Graeco-roman

1. Adjective. (chiefly British) (alternative form of Greco-Roman) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graeco-roman

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen
Grace Kelly
Grace Patricia Kelly
Gracie Allen
Gracula religiosa
Gradenigo's syndrome
Graeco-Roman deity
Graeco-Roman wrestling
Graefe's knife
Graefe's operation
Graefe's sign
Graefe's spots
Graefe forceps
Graefenberg ring
Graf Zeppelin
Graffi's virus

Literary usage of Graeco-roman

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The first part of the Graeco-Roman period may be defined as extending from 146 Bc to the close of the Roman republic. At its commencement stands the name of ..."

2. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"After the amalgamation of Christianity with Graeco-Roman philosophy, 'catechetical' schools furnished a higher training. When higher education came to be ..."

3. A Source Book of Mediæval History: Documents Illustrative of European Life by Frederic Austin Ogg (1908)
"Descriptions by a Graeco-Roman Poet and a Roman Historian THE Huns, a people of Turanian stock, were closely related to the ancestors of the Magyars, ..."

4. A Handbook of Greek and Roman Sculpture by Edmund von Mach (1905)
"Graeco-Roman, Eclectic and Imitative Sculpture. Toward the end of Greek sculpture proper and about ..."

5. A Handbook of Greek Sculpture by Ernest Arthur Gardner (1897)
"CHAPTER VI graeco-roman AND ROMAN SCULPTURE § 73. Historical and Social Changes.—So far we have been concerned with the history of sculpture, ..."

6. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"GENERAL RESULT IN 146 BC — A graeco-roman WORLD UNDER ROMAN SWAY. 399. Rome the Sole Great Power. — In 264 BC Rome had been one of five Great Powers (§ 357) ..."

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