- a region in E Greece: a former division of ancient Greece. 5208 sq. mi. (14,490 sq. km).
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for thessalian
For the rest, his hospitality to foreigners and his magnificence were on a true Thessalian scale.Hellenica
With a Thessalian hat of this kind Ismene appears in "Œdipus in Kolonos."Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
They met the Thessalian army, but were defeated and driven back.The Story of the Greeks
H. A. Guerber
The Thessalian and Ætolian ambassadors were then admitted to audience.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End
It seems rather a Macedonian and Thessalian use of the word.
- of or relating to the Greek region of Thessaly or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Thessaly
- a region of E Central Greece, on the Aegean: an extensive fertile plain, edged with mountains. Pop: 609 100 (2001). Area: 14 037 sq km (5418 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Thessalía (ˌθɛsaˈljia)