of or relating to the Pelasgians.
a member of a prehistoric people inhabiting Greece, Asia Minor, and the islands of the eastern Mediterranean.
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How to use Pelasgian in a sentence
From each of these uses, the last especially, we may draw fresh presumptions of his high estimate of the Pelasgian name.
Now it may have been the general rule to call the citadels of the Pelasgian towns Larissa.
Such I have presumed to have been the ordinary history of the Pelasgian Larissas.
Hence it is easy to account both for its original Pelasgian character, and for the long retention of it.
From its rich pastures, Arcadia was originally well adapted for Pelasgian inhabitants.
British Dictionary definitions for Pelasgian
a member of any of the pre-Hellenic peoples (the Pelasgi) who inhabited Greece and the islands and coasts of the Aegean Sea before the arrival of the Bronze Age Greeks
of or relating to these peoples
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