Grecian

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Gre·cian

 (grē′shən)
adj.
Of or relating to Greece, especially ancient Greece.
n.
A native or inhabitant of ancient Greece.

[From Latin Graecia, Greece, from Graecus, Greek; see Greek.]

Grecian

(ˈɡriːʃən)
adj
(Art Terms) (esp of beauty or architecture) conforming to Greek ideals, esp in being classically simple
n
(Education) a scholar of or expert in the Greek language or literature
adj, n
1. (Languages) another word for Greek
2. (Peoples) another word for Greek

Gre•cian

(ˈgri ʃən)

adj.
1. Greek.
n.
2. a Greek.
[1540–50; < Latin Graeci(a) Greece + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Grecian - a native or resident of Greece
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Adj.1.Grecian - of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language; "Greek mythology"; "a Grecian robe"
Translations

Grecian

[ˈgriːʃən] ADJgriego

Grecian

[ˈgriːʃən] adjgrec(grecque)

Grecian

adjgriechisch

Grecian

[griːʃn] adjgreco/a
References in classic literature ?
One of the later school of the Grecians, examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to think what should be in it, that men should love lies; where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake.
That's what it was, sir,' rejoined Snawley; 'the elevated feeling, the feeling of the ancient Romans and Grecians, and of the beasts of the field and birds of the air, with the exception of rabbits and tom-cats, which sometimes devour their offspring.
As soon as dinner was ended, Jones informed the company of the merriment which had passed among the soldiers upon their march; "and yet," says he, "notwithstanding all their vociferation, I dare swear they will behave more like Grecians than Trojans when they come to the enemy.
I suppose you have heard of the Greeks and Trojans, though perhaps you never read Pope's Homer; who, I remember, now the gentleman mentions it, compares the march of the Trojans to the cackling of geese, and greatly commends the silence of the Grecians.
I heard of the slothful Asiatics, of the stupendous genius and mental activity of the Grecians, of the wars and wonderful virtue of the early Romans--of their subsequent degenerating--of the decline of that mighty empire, of chivalry, Christianity, and kings.
But once Washington opened the scoring the Grecians never really recovered and Worley added to their misery 20 minutes from time.
Last Time vs Town: Surprise surprise that man Jordan Rhodes was again in lethal mood to condemn the Grecians to a 4-0 drubbing back in August.
Indeed, the Grecians played their part in a hotlycontested game and impressed during a tight opening half.
The level of relief and joy at St James' Park on the first day of the 2003/04 Conference season at home to Halifax Town, may well not be repeated even as Kenny Dalglish's Reds step out to face the Grecians.
45pm MOST football team nicknames are rather obvious and bland, so Exeter City - the Grecians - are a notable exception, writes Graham Woods.
Liam Sercombe, John O'Flynn and Ryan Harley all struck after the interval as the Grecians recorded their first back-to-back league wins since November.
Grecians boss Tisdale said: "It was a big ask to get promoted this weekend.