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Dorian

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noun Do·ri·an \ˈdȯr-ē-ən\

Definition of Dorian

  1. :  a member of an ancient Hellenic race that completed the overthrow of Mycenaean civilization and settled especially in the Peloponnisos and Crete

Dorian adjective


Origin of dorian

Latin Dorius of Doris, from Greek dōrios, from Dōris, region of ancient Greece


First Known Use: 1662

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