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Delian

[dee-lee-uh n, deel-yuh n] /ˈdi li ən, ˈdil yən/
adjective
1.
pertaining to Delos.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Delos.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin Dēli(us) (< Greek Dḗlios) + -an
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Delian

/ˈdiːlɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Delos
adjective
2.
of or relating to Delos
3.
of or relating to Delius
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Word Origin and History for Delian
adj.

1620s, "of Delos," tiny island in the Aegean, birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Delian problem "find the length of the side of a cube having double the volume of a given cube," was set by the oracle at Delos when it answered (430 B.C.E.) that the plague in Athens would end when Apollo's (cube-shaped) altar was doubled. The Latin fem. form of the word became the proper name Delia.

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