noun, plural hi·er·a [hahy-er-uh, hahy-ruh] /ˈhaɪ ər ə, ˈhaɪ rə/.
Origin of hieron
Examples from the Web for hieron
He recalls to my memory the ship that Hieron of Syracuse gave to Ptolemy, wonderful for its size.Heart of Man|George Edward Woodberry
Advice to Hieron by Simonides — that he should govern well, and thus make himself beloved by his subjects.
We should not go far astray in speaking of the Hieron as an ancient Carlsbad as well as an ancient Lourdes.Vacation days in Greece|Rufus B. Richardson
Be mine this broken hour, And Hieron may flute through after-time At secret doors where you lock up your favors.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
In the warres also against Hieron two hundred and twentie tall ships bare leafe & saile within fiue and fortie daies.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed