- of or relating to Thrace or its inhabitants.
- a native or inhabitant of Thrace.
- an Indo-European language of ancient Thrace.
Origin of Thracian
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Last week, Bulgarian archaeologists unearthed an unusual 13th-century grave in an ancient city named Thracian.
Thracian, which is more than 7,000 years old, was only discovered 20 years ago and is home to a number of vampire grave sites.
Going down to the underworld alive was something Thracian shamans just did, as natural as singing along the forest paths.Ann Wroe’s ‘Orpheus’: Why the Mythological Muse Haunts Us
May 31, 2012
Of commerce and the arts he was as ignorant as when he left his Thracian home.
"I would have you go back to the Thracian mountains," he said.
Before she could address him, he took his leave of the Thracian.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete
The people of Pieria were supposed to have been of Thracian origin.The Fables of Phdrus
A division of Thracian infantry was left in guard of the camp.
- a member of an ancient Indo-European people who lived in the SE corner of the Balkan Peninsula
- the ancient language spoken by this people, belonging to the Thraco-Phrygian branch of the Indo-European family: extinct by the early Middle Ages
- of or relating to Thrace, its inhabitants, or the extinct Thracian language
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