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Boeotian

[ bee-oh-shuhn ]
/ biˈoʊ ʃən /
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adjective
of or relating to Boeotia or its inhabitants.
dull; obtuse; without cultural refinement.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Boeotia.
a dull, obtuse person; Philistine.
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Origin of Boeotian

First recorded in 1590–1600; Boeoti(a) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Boeotian

Boeotian
/ (bɪˈəʊʃɪən) /

noun
a native or inhabitant of Boeotia, a region of ancient Greece
adjective
of or relating to Boeotia or its inhabitants
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