- either of two districts in the central part of ancient Greece.
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The Locrian virgins were sent there when the Persians were masters of the country.
He was a native of Himera in Sicily, but possibly a Locrian by descent.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)
John Addington Symonds
There are two heroes of this name, of whom one is a Locrian, while the other belongs to Salamis.
Aias, the son of Telamon, is clearly a 'doublet' of the Locrian Aias; and so forth.
Echecrates seems to have been the Locrian philosopher to whom Plato is believed to have gone for some of his early instruction.
- of or relating to Locris, an ancient region of central Greece, or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Locris
- an ancient region of central Greece