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an ancient Greek city in SW Italy, on the coast of Lucania.
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How to use Elea in a sentence
Nothing demonstrates this better than the celebrated arguments which we owe to Zeno of Elea.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson|Edouard le Roy
He should rather have said—'scoles of Elea and of the Academie.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
From thence they sailed over to Subota, an island between Elea and Athos.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End|Titus Livius
The school of Elea rejected the gross anthropomorphism of the Homeric theology.Christianity and Greek Philosophy|Benjamin Franklin Cocker
Logic has the serpent in her hand below a veil, and at her feet Zeno of Elea, who is reading.Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects|Giorgio Vasari
British Dictionary definitions for Elea
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(in ancient Italy) a Greek colony on the Tyrrhenian coast of Lucana
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