Heliopolitan

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adjective

He·​li·​o·​pol·​i·​tan
¦hēlēə¦pälətᵊn
: of or relating to ancient Heliopolis, especially Heliopolis, Egypt

Heliopolitan

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noun

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plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Heliopolis

Word History

Etymology

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 28 May. 2024.

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