Solon

[ soh-luh n ]
/ ˈsoʊ lən /

noun

c638–c558 b.c., Athenian statesman.
(often lowercase) a wise lawgiver.
a town in N Ohio.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Solon

So·lo·ni·an [soh-loh-nee-uh n] /soʊˈloʊ ni ən/, So·lon·ic [soh-lon-ik] /soʊˈlɒn ɪk/, adjectivepre-So·lo·ni·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for solon

Solon
/ (ˈsəʊlən) /

noun

?638–?559 bc, Athenian statesman, who introduced economic, political, and legal reforms

Derived forms of Solon

Solonian (səʊˈləʊnɪən) or Solonic (səʊˈlɒnɪk), adjective
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