Hesperian

[ he-speer-ee-uhn ]

adjective
  1. western; occidental.

  2. of or relating to the Hesperides.

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of a western land.

Origin of Hesperian

1
1540–50; <Latin Hesperi(us) of, toward the West (<Greek hespérios western, derivative of hésperos evening, Hesperus) + -an

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Hesperian

/ (hɛˈspɪərɪən) /


adjective
  1. poetic western

  2. of or relating to the Hesperides

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of a western land

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