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Aeolic 1. a group of related Greek dialects of ancient Aeolis, Thessaly, Lesbos, Boeotia, and other regions accupied by the Aeolians. -adj. 2. Aeolian [def. 1] Also, Eolic.
Aeolian. adj. 1. also, Aeolic, belonging to a branch of the Greek people named after Aeolus. -n. 2. a member of one of the four main divisions of the prehistoric Greeks. Cf. Achaean [def. 5], Dorian [def. 2], Iionian [def. 3]. 3. Aeolic [def. 1]. Also, Eolian.
Aeolian. 1. pertaining to Aeolus, or the winds in general. 2. (usually I.c.) of or caused by the wind; wind -blown.)
[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]
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