Ionian

noun
Io·​ni·​an | \ ī-ˈō-nē-ən How to pronounce Ionian (audio) \

Definition of Ionian

1 : a member of any of the Greek peoples who settled on the islands of the Aegean Sea and the western shore of Asia Minor toward the end of the second millennium b.c.
2 : a native or inhabitant of Ionia

Other Words from Ionian

Ionian adjective

First Known Use of Ionian

1550, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Ionian

Ionia, Asia Minor

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Ionian

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“Ionian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ionian. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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