Longinus

[ lon-jahy-nuh s ]
/ lɒnˈdʒaɪ nəs /

noun

Dionysius Cas·sius [kash-uh s] /ˈkæʃ əs/, a.d. 213?–273, Greek philosopher and rhetorician.

Related forms

Lon·gin·e·an [lon-jin-ee-uh n] /lɒnˈdʒɪn i ən/, adjective
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Longinus

/ (lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs) /

noun

Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime

Derived Forms

Longinean (lɒnˈdʒɪnɪən), adjective
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