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Hesperian

[ he-speer-ee-uhn ]
/ hɛˈspɪər i ən /
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adjective

western; occidental.
of or relating to the Hesperides.

noun

a native or inhabitant of a western land.

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Origin of Hesperian

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

Hesperian
/ (hɛˈspɪərɪən) /

adjective

poetic western
of or relating to the Hesperides

noun

a native or inhabitant of a western land
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