or pan·hel·len·ic

[pan-huh-len-ik, -lee-nik]

Origin of Panhellenic

First recorded in 1840–50; pan- + Hellenic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for panhellenic


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



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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