Panhellenic

or pan·hel·len·ic

[ pan-huh-len-ik, -lee-nik ]
/ ˌpæn həˈlɛn ɪk, -ˈli nɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to all Greeks or to Panhellenism.
of, relating to, or noting collegiate fraternities and sororities.

Origin of Panhellenic

First recorded in 1840–50; pan- + Hellenic
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British Dictionary definitions for panhellenic

Panhellenic

/ (ˌpænhɛˈlɛnɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to all the Greeks, all Greece, or Panhellenism
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Word Origin and History for panhellenic

Panhellenic


adj.

also Related: pan-Hellenic, 1847, "pertaining to or involving all the Greeks," from Greek Panhellenes "all the Hellenes;" see pan- + Hellenic. Related: Panhellenism.

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