What does Dorian mean?

Definitions for Dorian
ˈdɔr i ən, ˈdoʊr-Do·ri·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dorian(noun)

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

  2. Dorian(adj)

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

  3. Dorian(adj)

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


  1. Dorian(Noun)

    a member of the Dorians

  2. Dorian(Adjective)

    of or relating to the Dorians

  3. Dorian(ProperNoun)

    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. Dorian(ProperNoun)

    A female given name

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dorian(adj)

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

  2. Dorian(adj)

    same as Doric, 3

  3. Dorian(noun)

    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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Anagrams for Dorian »

  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. Nick Bullen:

    Will Dorian, Meghan's mum, be involved in the baby's raising ?

  2. The NHC:

    Residents in these areas should monitor the progress of Dorian and ensure that they have their hurricane plan in place.

  3. 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.

  4. Chris Vaccaro:

    The current forecast path of Hurricane Dorian does not include Alabama.

  5. Steve Bowen:

    Steve Bowen, director and meteorologist at Aons impact forecasting team, said in a news release. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019 : HERE ARE THE BIGGEST MOMENTS, FROM POLAR VORTEX TO HURRICANE DORIAN The area that was worst hit in the last decade was the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for 44 percent of the total amount of economic losses, according to the report. In 2019 one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Satellites - Public Affairs) In 2019, one of the greatest disasters was when Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan in October, causing 99 deaths and $ 15 billion in economic losses. In its report, Aon said intense weather events, bigger populations in the path of disasters and greater supply chain disruption in a globalized economy contributed to the sharp rise in overall economic damage. The runway at Offutt Air Force Base can be seen covered by floodwaters from the Missouri River during flooding in 2019. ( 55th Wing Commander/Facebook) The costliest individual disaster in 2019 was inland flooding, which created losses of $ 82 billion, while tropical cyclones caused economic losses globally around $ 68 billion. In the U.S., floodingspawned by the bomb cyclonein the Midwest caused economic losses of over $ 20 billion, the report noted. 10 DEADLIEST US TORNADOES ON RECORD According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2019 was the second-hottest year in the agencys 140-year climate record, just behind 2016. The agency also noted that the worlds five warmest years have all occurred since 2015, with nine of the 10 warmest years occurring since 2005. Scientific research indicates that climate change will continue to affect all types of weather phenomena and subsequently impact increasingly urbanized areas.

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