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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thebannoun

    an Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes

  2. Thebanadjective

    a Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes

  3. Thebanadjective

    of or relating to the Egyptian city of Thebes or its people or culture

  4. Thebanadjective

    of or relating to the Greek city of Thebes or its people or culture

Wiktionary

  1. Thebannoun

    Someone of, from, or pertaining to, Thebes.

  2. Thebanadjective

    Of or pertaining to Thebes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thebanadjective

    of or pertaining to Thebes

  2. Thebannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Thebes; also, a wise man

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Theban

    thē′ban, n. a native of Thebes: (Shak.) a wise man.—adjs. Thebā′ic, Thē′ban.—n. Thebā′id, the district around Egyptian Thebes.—Theban year, the Egyptian year of 365¼ days.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Theban in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Theban in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Theban in a Sentence

  1. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

  2. Chris Morris:

    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark.

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