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Jo·vi·an 1

 (jō′vē-ən) Originally Flavius Jovianus. ad 331?-364.
Emperor of Rome (363-364). He made peace with the Persians by giving up all Roman territories beyond the Tigris River.

Jo·vi·an 2

 (jō′vē-ən)
adj.
1. Roman Mythology Of, relating to, or resembling Jupiter.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling the planet Jupiter.

Jovian

(ˈdʒəʊvɪən)
adj
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to the god Jove (Jupiter)
2. (Astronomy) of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Jupiter
3. (Astronomy) of or relating to the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune: the Jovian planets.
[C16: from Old Latin Jovis Jupiter]

Jovian

(ˈdʒəʊvɪən)
n
(Biography) full name Flavius Claudius Jovianus. ?331–364 ad, Roman emperor (363–64): he made peace with Persia, relinquishing Roman provinces beyond the Tigris, and restored privileges to the Christians

Jo•vi•an

(ˈdʒoʊ vi ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Roman god Jupiter.
2. of or pertaining to the planet Jupiter.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Jovian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of or resembling the planet Jupiter; "Jovian satellites"
2.Jovian - of or pertaining to or befitting the Roman deity Jupiter; "Jovian thunderbolts"; "Jovian wrath"