solonian

Solon

[soh-luhn]
noun
1.
c638–c558 b.c, Athenian statesman.
2.
(often lowercase) a wise lawgiver.
3.
a town in N Ohio.

Solonian [soh-loh-nee-uhn] , Solonic [soh-lon-ik] , adjective
pre-Solonian, adjective
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Solon (ˈsəʊlən)
 
n
?638--?559 bc, Athenian statesman, who introduced economic, political, and legal reforms
 
Solonian
 
adj
 
Solonic
 
adj

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solon
"legislator," 1625, from Gk. Solon, name of early lawgiver of Athens, one of the seven sages. Often (especially in U.S., where it is applied by journalists to Congressmen, township supervisors, etc.) with a tinge of sarcasm.
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