Aeolian

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Ae·o·li·an

 (ē-ō′lē-ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Aeolis or its people or culture.
2. Greek Mythology Of or relating to Aeolus.
3. aeolian Variant of eolian.
n.
1. One of a Hellenic people of central Greece that occupied Aeolis and Lesbos around 1100 bc.
2. See Aeolic.

aeolian

(iːˈəʊlɪən)
adj
of or relating to the wind; produced or carried by the wind
[C18: from Aeolus, god of the winds]

Aeolian

(iːˈəʊlɪən) or

Eolian

n
(Peoples) a member of a Hellenic people who settled in Thessaly and Boeotia and colonized Lesbos and parts of the Aegean coast of Asia Minor
adj
1. (Languages) of or relating to this people or their dialect of Ancient Greek; Aeolic
2. (Peoples) of or relating to this people or their dialect of Ancient Greek; Aeolic
3. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to Aeolus
4. (Classical Music) denoting or relating to an authentic mode represented by the ascending natural diatonic scale from A to A: the basis of the modern minor key. See also Hypo-

Ae•o•li•an

(iˈoʊ li ən)

n.
1. a member of the ancient Greek people or group of peoples, migrants from Boeotia and Thessaly, who colonized Aeolis and Lesbos c1150–1050 b.c.
2. a native or inhabitant of Aeolis.
3. Aeolic.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Aeolis or the Aeolians.

Ae•o•li•an

(iˈoʊ li ən)

adj.
1. pertaining to Aeolus, or to the winds in general.
2. (usu. l.c.) of or caused by the wind; wind-blown.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aeolian - a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
Hellene, Greek - a native or inhabitant of Greece
2.Aeolian - the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia
citizenry, people - the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
Adj.1.Aeolian - of or pertaining to Aeolus, the Greek god of the winds; relating to or caused by the wind
2.Aeolian - of or relating to Aeolis or its ancient Greek people
Translations

Aeolian

adjäolisch

aeolian

[iːˈəʊlɪən] adj (Geol) → eolico/a
aeolian harp → arpa eolia
References in classic literature ?
It is as though the Aeolian harps had caught some strayed wind from an unknown world, and brought strange messages from peopled stars.
Thence we went on to the Aeolian island where lives Aeolus son of Hippotas, dear to the immortal gods.
A strange roseate light shone through the spaces among their trunks and the wind made in their branches the music of AEolian harps.