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[threy-shuh n]
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  1. of or relating to Thrace or its inhabitants.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Thrace.
  2. an Indo-European language of ancient Thrace.

Origin of Thracian

1560–70; < Latin Thrāci(us) of Thrace (< Greek Thrā́ikios, equivalent to Thrā́ik(ē) Thrace + -ios adj. suffix) + -an
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  1. a member of an ancient Indo-European people who lived in the SE corner of the Balkan Peninsula
  2. the ancient language spoken by this people, belonging to the Thraco-Phrygian branch of the Indo-European family: extinct by the early Middle Ages
  1. of or relating to Thrace, its inhabitants, or the extinct Thracian language
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