Of or with respect to Athens the metropolis of Greece
- of or associated with or characteristic of Athens or its residents
- a resident of Athens
- Of or with respect to Athens, the metropolis of Greece.
- an indigenous or resident of Athens.
Old English Atheniense (plural noun), from Latin Atheniensis, from Athenae (see Athens).
(a.) Of or pertaining to Athens, the metropolis of Greece.
- (letter.) A native or resident of Athens.
On the fields of Marathon and Plataea, the Persian archers succumbed to the Greek phalarn of hoplites; but the actual decision was effected by Themistocles who had meanwhile created the Athenian fleet which at Salamis proved its superiority over the Perso-Phoenician armada, anc thus precluded beforehand the success of the land-forces.