What does aeolian mean?

Definitions for aeolianiˈoʊ li ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aeolian, Eolian(noun)

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

  2. Aeolian(adj)

    the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia

  3. Aeolian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Aeolus, the Greek god of the winds; relating to or caused by the wind

  4. Aeolian(adj)

    of or relating to Aeolis or its ancient Greek people


  1. aeolian(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the wind.

  2. aeolian(Adjective)

    carried, deposited or eroded by the wind.

  3. Aeolian(Adjective)

    Relating to Aeolus, the Greek god of wind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aeolian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia Minor, colonized by the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; aeolic; as, the Aeolian dialect

  2. Aeolian(adj)

    pertaining to Aeolus, the mythic god of the winds; pertaining to, or produced by, the wind; aerial

  3. Origin: [L. Aeolius, Gr. .]


  1. Aeolian

    Aeolian is the second album by the German metal band The Ocean released in March 2006. It is the second part of a two-CD project that started with Fluxion.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aeolian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aeolian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Mac Donald:

    He took his key. It turned in the lock to the sounds of Aeolian music. A door opened upon slow hinges, and disclosed a winding stair within. The key vanished from his fingers. Tangle went up. Mossy followed. The door closed behind them. They climbed out of the earth; and, still climbing, rose above it. They were in the rainbow. Far abroad, over ocean and land, they could see through ours transparent walls the earth beneath their get. Stairs beside stairs wound up together, and beautiful beings of all ages climbed along with them. They knew that they were going up to the country whence the shadows fall And by this time I think they must have got there.

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