Definition of Grecian

1. Noun. A native or resident of Greece.

Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Generic synonyms: European

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language. "A Grecian robe"
Exact synonyms: Greek, Hellenic
Partainyms: Greece, Greece, Greece
Derivative terms: Greek, Greek, Greek, Hellene, Hellenic

Definition of Grecian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Greece; Greek.

2. n. A native or naturalized inhabitant of Greece; a Greek.

Definition of Grecian

1. Adjective. Greek ¹

2. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Greece. ¹

3. Noun. A senior pupil at [ Christ's Hospital School]. ¹

4. Noun. A Jew who spoke Greek; a Hellenist. ¹

5. Noun. One well versed in the Greek language, literature, or history. ¹

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Definition of Grecian

1. grece [n -S] - See also: grece

Grecian Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grecian

Great White North
Great White Way
Great Yarmouth
Great Year
Greater Antillean
Greater Antilles
Greater Armenia
Greater China
Greater Hebrides
Greater London
Greater Manchester
Greater New Orleans Bridge
Greater New York
Greater Poland
Greater Sunda Islands
Grecian knot
Grecian knots
Greco-Roman architecture
Greco-Roman deity

Literary usage of Grecian

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1. The Art-idea: Sculpture, Painting, and Architecture in America by James Jackson Jarves (1865)
"Effect on grecian Art. — Its Emancipation from Egyptian Art. — Examples. — The Egyptian Apollo. — The great Law of Change as applied to Art.— Antagonistic ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"36* Not for their grief the grecian hoft I blame; ... of their pity : Unhappy monarch! whom the grecian race With ..."

3. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Without visiting Attica, he now at Corinth- marched to the Isthmus of Corinth, where he probably of the received from various grecian cities deputations ..."

4. The Genuine Works of Hippocrates by Hippocrates (1849)
"SECTION I. ON THE ORIGIN OF grecian MEDICINE, WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF HIPPOCRATES. IT is well known that the oldest documents which we possess relative ..."

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