Sicyonian

1 of 2

adjective

Sic·​y·​o·​nian
¦sisē¦ōnyən,
-ikē-,
-ōnēən
1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient city of Sicyon in the Peloponnesus or the surrounding district Sicyonia
2
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of Sicyon or Sicyonia

Sicyonian

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
1
: a native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Sicyon
2
: a native or inhabitant of the ancient district of Sicyonia

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin sicyonius of Sicyon (from Greek sikyōnios, from Sikyōn Sicyon) + English -an (adjective suffix)

Noun

Latin Sicyonii, plural, Sicyonians (from sicyonius of Sicyon) + English -an (noun suffix)

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“Sicyonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sicyonian. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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