Heracleopolitan

adjective
Her·​a·​cle·​o·​pol·​i·​tan | \ ¦herəˌklēə¦pälətᵊn \
variants: or Heracleopolite \ ˌ⸗⸗klē¦äpəˌlīt \

Definition of Heracleopolitan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the ancient city of Heracleopolis in northern Egypt often used of the kings of the IXth and Xth dynasties in Egypt

Heracleopolitan

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Heracleopolitan (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the ancient Egyptian city of Heracleopolis

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History and Etymology for Heracleopolitan

Adjective

Heracleopolit-, Heracleopolis, ancient city of Egypt + English -an or -ite

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“Heracleopolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heracleopolitan. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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