- of or relating to the ancient city of Xanthus.
Origin of Xanthian
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Examples from the Web for xanthian
While following in the track of Mr Fellowes, he caught the fatal Xanthian fever; and after many relapses died here.
In 1845 he was knighted “as an acknowledgment of his services in the removal of the Xanthian antiquities to this country.”
- of or relating to the ancient Lycian city of Xanthus or its inhabitants
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