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ˈdɔr i ən, ˈdoʊr-Do·ri·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Doriannoun

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

  2. Dorianadjective

    the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC

  3. Dorianadjective

    of or relating to the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris, to their Doric dialect of Greek, or to their culture


  1. Doriannoun

    a member of the Dorians

  2. Dorianadjective

    of or relating to the Dorians

  3. Doriannoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek, famously used by Oscar Wilde in his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.

    Etymology: From Latin Dorian, from Ancient Greek Δωριεύς ( Dōrieús , " of Doris") .

  4. Doriannoun

    A female given name

    Etymology: From Latin Dorian, from Ancient Greek Δωριεύς ( Dōrieús , " of Doris") .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dorianadjective

    of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks of Doris; Doric; as, a Dorian fashion

  2. Dorianadjective

    same as Doric, 3

  3. Doriannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Doris in Greece

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dorian

    dō′ri-an, adj. and n. belonging to Doris in Greece, Doric: a native of Doris.

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  1. draino, inroad, ordain, radion, Rodina

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dorian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dorian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Dorian in a Sentence

  1. Iram Lewis:

    After Hurricane Dorian, the water became extremely salty. Currently, 65 % of households are compromised, by March, that number should be down significantly and completely gone by the end of the summer.

  2. United Nations:

    I was horrified. I've never seen such a level of systematic devastation, hurricane Dorian has been classified as Category 5, I think it is Category Hell, but it was not powered by the devil.

  3. Don Beyer:

    Hurricane Dorian direct attacks on the scientists and federal employees, whom Hurricane Dorian threatened to fire for doing their jobs by accurately reporting the weather, are an embarrassing new low for a member of this Cabinet which has been historically venal and incompetent.

  4. The NHC:

    Interests in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Hispaniola should monitor the progress of Dorian as watches could be required as early as later today.

  5. Jeffrey Simmons:

    Dorian will now create prolonged periods of large swells, surges along the north coast of Grand Bahama and the north and east coast of Abaco, we are asking residents in those areas to leave the coastline, we expect a storm surge of up to 15 feet, in addition to that we have a spring tide that can increase the surge by 2 to 3 feet.

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