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Of or relating to Lydia or its people, language, or culture.
1. A native or inhabitant of Lydia.
2. A language of the extinct Anatolian branch of Indo-European, found in inscriptions of the fourth century bc in western Turkey.


1. (Languages) of or relating to ancient Lydia, its inhabitants, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to ancient Lydia, its inhabitants, or their language
3. (Placename) of or relating to ancient Lydia, its inhabitants, or their language
4. (Music, other) music of or relating to an authentic mode represented by the ascending natural diatonic scale from F to F. See also Hypo- Compare Hypolydian
5. (Peoples) an inhabitant of Lydia
6. (Languages) the extinct language of the Lydians, thought to belong to the Anatolian group or family


(ˈlɪd i ən)

1. a native or inhabitant of Lydia.
2. the extinct Anatolian language of the Lydians.
3. of or pertaining to Lydia, its people, or their language.
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Noun1.Lydian - an Anatolian language
Anatolian, Anatolian language - an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European
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The liberty which we are supposing may be most completely given to them in the form of such a power as is said to have been possessed by Gyges the ancestor of Croesus the Lydian.
Nor would the rich, because they are superior in numbers, form a democracy, as formerly at Colophon; for there the majority had large possessions before the Lydian war: but a democracy is a state where the freemen and the poor, being the majority, are invested with the power of the state.
Other survivors include her son, Shawn (Casey) Holderfield of Pittsburg; grandchild, Lydian Holderfield of Pittsburg; five brothers, Raymond Conley of Creal Springs, Dennis (Sherry) Conley of New Burnside, Gary (Dixie) Conley of Creal Springs, Randall (Lori) Conley of Vienna and Sonny (Vicki) Conley of Creal Springs; four sisters, Mildred Mills of Creal Springs, Helen (Bob) Rice of Creal Springs, Laura (Robert) Williams of Lindenhurst and Joann (Billy) Smith of Creal Springs; and sister-in-law, Lucy Conley of New Burnside.
In his self-published Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization (1953),
With 58% of the initial capital now committed, the construction of Amulsar remains materially on schedule and budget," said Howard Stevenson, president and chief executive officer of Lydian.
They fill that gap as well as the few, late, and often biased sources permit, in order to complement current Lydian research.
Project Description : Lydian has been preparing on the Amulsar Gold Mine for development for over five years and has now secured financing to start mine development.
Lydian Advisory Group worked with Worth and Lombard to structure the initial investment.
It was later called "on the Meander" to distinguish it from the nearby Lydian city Magnesia ad Sipylum.
He was later a Managing Director at Lydian Trust, a private investment firm based in Washington D.
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habitat of the Dorian and the Lydian modes, inhabiting scales on