Milesian : Definition

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Definitions of Milesian

Pronunciation : Mi*le"sian
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. Milesius, Gr.
Definition : 1. (Anc. Geog.)

Defn: Of or pertaining to Miletus, a city of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants.

2. (Irish Legendary Hist.)

Defn: Descended from King Milesius of Spain, whose two sons are said to have conquered Ireland about 1300 b. c.; or pertaining to the descendants of King Milesius; hence, Irish.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mi*le"sian
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A native or inhabitant of Miletus.

2. A native or inhabitant of Ireland.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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