- a native of Colophon.
- the, Antimachus(def 1).
- of or relating to Colophon.
Origin of Colophonian
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The forts by which Ephesus protected itself against Colophonian invasion are still to be seen on the hills north of the Caystrus.
But Nicander the Colophonian, in his essay on Dialects, says that the carcharias is also called the lamias and the squill.