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aeolic  adj.  
AEolian, 1; As, the AEolic dialect; the AEolic mode.
(Phys. Geog.) Pertaining to, caused by, or designating, the action of the wind in modifying the earth's surface; as, aeolic erosion; aeolic sand. Same as aeolian 3. (Written also eolic)

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... certainly were, with the sanction of Messalla, is a striking instance of the unique freedom enjoyed by Roman women of the upper classes, and of their disregard of the ordinary moral conventions. The only ancient parallel is in the period of the Aeolic Greek civilisation which produced Sappho. The poems are addressed to her lover, who (according to the fashion of the time—like Catullus' Lesbia or Propertius' Cynthia) is spoken of by a Greek name, ...
— Latin Literature • J. W. Mackail

Words linked to "Aeolic" :   Eolic, Ancient Greek

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