What does Aeolian mean?

Aeolian meaning in General Dictionary

an associate of one of the four divisions associated with the primitive Greeks

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  • of or pertaining to Aeolus, the Greek god of winds; associated with or due to the wind
  • of or concerning Aeolis or its ancient greek language individuals
  • an associate of just one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
  • the ancient greek language residents of Aeolia
  • Of or with respect to Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia small, colonized because of the Greeks, or to its residents; aeolic; since, the Aeolian dialect.
  • Pertaining to Aeolus, the mythic god of the winds; pertaining to, or made by, the wind; aerial.

Aeolian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, "of this wind," from Latin


Aeolian meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or regarding Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia small, colonized because of the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; aeolic; since, the dialect.

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  • (a.) related to Aeolus, the mythic god of the winds; pertaining to, or produced by, the wind; aerial.

Sentence Examples with the word Aeolian

It was the most northern of the Ionian cities, and was situated on the coast of the peninsula which separates the gulf of Cyme, occupied by Aeolian settlers, from the Hermaean Gulf, on which stood Smyrna and Clazomenae.

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