Heliopolitan

adjective
He·​li·​o·​pol·​i·​tan | \ ¦hēlēə¦pälətᵊn \

Definition of Heliopolitan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to ancient Heliopolis, especially Heliopolis, Egypt

Heliopolitan

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Heliopolitan (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Heliopolis

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History and Etymology for Heliopolitan

Adjective

Late Latin Heliopolitanus, from Latin Heliopolites Heliopolitan (from Greek Hēliopolitēs, from Hēliopolis Heliopolis, ancient city in Lower Egypt) + -anus -an

Noun

Latin Heliopolitanus, from Heliopolites + -anus -an

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“Heliopolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heliopolitan. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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