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  1. flourished 556 b.c., Greek sage and ephor at Sparta.
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Also Chi·lo [kahy-loh] /ˈkaɪ loʊ/.
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Examples from the Web for chilon

Historical Examples

  • At 11:15, we passed the bridge over the stream on which Chilon is built, and a moment later drew up at the town-house.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

    Frederick Starr

  • According to Chilon, the great virtue of man was prudence, or well-grounded judgment as to future events.