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Periclean

[ per-i-klee-uhn ]
/ ˌpɛr ɪˈkli ən /
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adjective
of or relating to Pericles or to the period (Periclean Age ) when Athens was intellectually, artistically, and materially preeminent.
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Origin of Periclean

First recorded in 1815–25; Pericle(s) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Periclean

Periclean
/ (ˌpɛrɪˈkliːən) /

adjective
of or relating to Pericles or to the period when Athens was the intellectual and artistic leader of the Greek city-states
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