Definitions for ionianaɪˈoʊ ni ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

I•o•ni•anaɪˈoʊ ni ən(n.)

  1. a member of the ancient Greek people or group of peoples, principally migrants from Attica and Euboea, who colonized Ionia c1050–1000 b.c.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a native or inhabitant of Ionia.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians.

    Category: Peoples, Ancient History

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ionian(noun)

    a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks

  2. Ionian(adj)

    the ancient Greek inhabitants of Attica and related regions in Ionia

  3. Ionian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the ancient Ionians who lived in Attica and related territories, to their Ionic dialect of Greek, or to their culture


  1. Ionian(Noun)

    A member of the Ionians, one of the races of Ancient Greece.

  2. Ionian(Adjective)

    Relating to the Hellenic people of that name.

  3. Ionian(Adjective)

    Ionic, of Ionia, the ancient (ca 1100 BC) region including western Asia Minor and the adjacent Aegean Islands occupied by the Ionian people.

  4. Ionian(Adjective)

    Relating to Io, one of the moons of the planet Jupiter

  5. Origin: From Ionia, from Io

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ionian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians; Ionic

  2. Ionian(noun)

    a native or citizen of Ionia


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