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Chian

[kahy-uh n] /ˈkaɪ ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Chios or its inhabitants.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Chios.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; Chi(os) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Chian

Chian

/ˈkaɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Chios
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Chios
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Word Origin and History for Chian
adj.

"pertaining to the Greek island of Chios," 1630s. The island name is of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Greek khion "snow."

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