[lon-jahy-nuh s]
Related formsLon·gin·e·an [lon-jin-ee-uh n] /lɒnˈdʒɪn i ən/, adjective
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  1. Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime
Derived FormsLonginean (lɒnˈdʒɪnɪən), adjective
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