Sicyonian

adjective
Sic·​y·​o·​nian | \ ¦sisē¦ōnyən, -ikē-, -ōnēən \

Definition of Sicyonian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Sicyonian (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for Sicyonian

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 16 Jan. 2022.

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