Definition of Pelas

1. pela [n] - See also: pela



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelas

pelagianism
pelagians
pelagic
pelagic bird
pelagic zone
pelagically
pelagics
pelagophyte
pelargonaldehyde
pelargonic
pelargonic acid
pelargonium
pelargoniums
pelargonoyl
pelargonoyls
pelas (current term)
pelasgic
pelau
pele
pelecan
pelecaniform
pelecaniform seabird
pelecaniformes
pelecans
pelecoid
pelecypod
pelecypoda
pelecypodous
pelecypods
pelehouse

Literary usage of Pelas

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

1. Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a by Herodotus, Henry Cary, Johann Christian Felix Bähr (1852)
"... contributed sixty ships, and were equipped like the Greeks; they were anciently called pelas- gians, as the Grecians say. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Bible, Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography edited by William Smith (1898)
"... as more closely related to them than to the other branches of the pelas- ¡jic race. .... pelas ..."

3. A Manual of Ancient and Modern History by William Cooke Taylor, Caleb Sprague Henry (1845)
"The pelas'gi were the first tribe that acquired supremacy in Greece : they were ... In'achus was regarded by the pelas'gi as their founder: he was probably ..."

4. A Manual of Ancient and Modern History by William Cooke Taylor, Caleb Sprague Henry (1845)
"The pelas'gi were the first tribe that acquired supremacy in Greece : they were ... In'achus was regarded by the pelas'gi as their founder: he was probably ..."

5. A Manual of Ancient History: Containing the Political History, Geographical by William Cooke Taylor (1874)
"The pelas'gi were the first tribe that acquired supremacy in Greece : they were ... In'achus was regarded by the pelas'gi as their founder : he was probably ..."

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