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Longinus

[lon-jahy-nuh s] /lɒnˈdʒaɪ nəs/
noun
1.
Dionysius Cassius
[kash-uh s] /ˈkæʃ əs/ (Show IPA),
a.d. 213?–273, Greek philosopher and rhetorician.
Related forms
Longinean
[lon-jin-ee-uh n] /lɒnˈdʒɪn i ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Longinus

/lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs/
noun
1.
Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime
Derived Forms
Longinean (lɒnˈdʒɪnɪən) adjective
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