Hellene

  • 1 hellène — [ elɛn; ɛllɛn ] adj. et n. • 1681; gr. Hellên, Hellênos, nom que se donnaient les Grecs ♦ De la Grèce ancienne (Hellade) ou moderne. ⇒ grec. L armée hellène. N. Les Hellènes. ● hellène adjectif et nom (grec Hellên, ênos) De l Hellade ; grec.… …

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  • 2 Hellene — Hellene, Hellenic are the noun and adjective respectively referring to the people and culture of Greece, ancient and modern. They are normally used in the context of the history, literature, and archaeology of Greek lands. Hellene is pronounced… …

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  • 3 Hellene — Hel lene, n. [Gr. ?.] A native of either ancient or modern Greece; a Greek. Brewer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Hellene — [hel′ēn΄] n. [Gr Hellēn] a Greek …

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  • 5 Hellene — noun Etymology: Greek Hellēn Date: 1662 Greek 1a …

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  • 6 Hellene — Homer Archimedes …

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  • 7 Hellene — /hel een/, n. a Greek. [ < Gk Héllen] * * * …

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  • 8 Hellene — noun a Greek, especially an ancient Greek See Also: Hellas, Helladic …

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  • 9 Hellene — Hel|le|ne 〈m. 17〉 1. 〈urspr.〉 Einwohner der griech. Landschaft Hellas 2. 〈später〉 Grieche * * * Hel|le|ne, der; n, n: Grieche. * * * Hel|le|ne, der; n, n: Grieche …

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  • 10 hellène — (èl lè n ) s. m. 1°   Nom que les anciens Grecs se donnaient et que les Grecs d aujourd hui se donnent encore. 2°   Il signifie quelquefois païen dans les Pères de l Église, parce que toute la Grèce était païenne. •   Ils appliquaient aux gentils …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 11 Hellene — Hel|le|ne 〈m.; Gen.: n, Pl.: n〉 1. 〈urspr.〉 Einwohner der altgriechischen Landschaft Hellas 2. 〈seit dem 17. Jh. v. Chr.〉 Grieche [Etym.: <grch. Hellas (urspr. Bez. für eine Landschaft im südöstl. Thessalien, dann der gesamte von Griechen… …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 12 Hellene — Hel|lene [ˈheli:n] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Greek; Origin: Hellen] formal a Greek, especially an ancient Greek …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 Hellene — Hel·lene || heliːn n. Greek, resident of Greece …

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  • 14 Hellene — [ hɛli:n] noun a Greek. Origin from Gk Hellēn a Greek …

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  • 15 Hellene — noun (C) formal a Greek, especially an ancient Greek …

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  • 16 Hellene — ♦ Literally, a Greek. The name was rejected by Greeks through most of the Middle Ages since it connoted a pagan. (Fine, John V.A. Jr. The Late Medieval Balkans, 623) …

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  • 17 hellene — hel·lene …

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  • 18 Hellene — Hel•lene [[t]ˈhɛl in[/t]] n. peo Greek 3) • Etymology: 1660–70; < Gk Héllēn …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 Hellene — /ˈhɛlin/ (say heleen) noun a Greek. {Greek Hellēn} …

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  • 20 Hellene —   n. Greek.    ♦ Hellenic, a.    ♦ Hellenism, n. Greek culture, idiom or language.    ♦ Hellenist,   n. expert on Greek literature.    ♦ Hellenize, v.t. make Greek in manner or character …

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