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Hellenic

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adjective Hel·len·ic \he-ˈle-nik, hə-\

Definition of Hellenic

  1. :  of or relating to Greece, its people, or its language; specifically :  of or relating to ancient Greek history, culture, or art before the Hellenistic period

1644

First Known Use of hellenic

1644


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Hellenic

noun Hel·len·ic

Definition of Hellenic

  1. :  greek 2a

1741

First Known Use of hellenic

1741


HELLENIC Defined for English Language Learners

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Hellenic

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adjective Hel·len·ic \he-ˈle-nik, hə-\

Definition of Hellenic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to ancient Greek culture

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