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1. Of or relating to Ionia or the Ionians.
2. Architecture Of or relating to the Ionic order.
The ancient Greek dialect of Ionia.
Of, containing, or involving ions.
(General Physics) of, relating to, or occurring in the form of ions
1. (Architecture) of, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture, characterized by fluted columns and capitals with scroll-like ornaments. See also Doric, composite4, Tuscan, Corinthian
2. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Ionia, its inhabitants, or their dialect of Ancient Greek
3. (Poetry) prosody of, relating to, designating, or employing Ionics in verse
4. (Historical Terms) one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek; the dialect spoken in Ionia. Compare Aeolic, Arcadic, Doric See also Attic3
5. (Poetry) (in classical prosody) a type of metrical foot having either two long followed by two short syllables (greater Ionic), or two short followed by two long syllables (lesser Ionic)
1. of or designating one of the five classical orders of architecture, characterized by a fluted column with a molded base and a capital composed of two pairs of connected volutes..
2. noting or employing a metrical foot consisting either of two long followed by two short syllables or of two short followed by two long syllables.
4. an Ionic foot, verse, or meter.
5. the dialect of ancient Greek, akin to Attic, spoken in Euboea, the Cyclades, and Ionia.
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|Noun||1.||Ionic - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia|
Ancient Greek - the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
|Adj.||1.||ionic - containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions; "ionic charge"; "ionic crystals"; "ionic hydrogen"|
|2.||Ionic - of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture|
|3.||Ionic - of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language|