[ zan-thee-uhn ]
/ ˈzæn θi ən /
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of or relating to the ancient city of Xanthus.
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Example sentences from the Web for Xanthian
In 1845 he was knighted “as an acknowledgment of his services in the removal of the Xanthian antiquities to this country.”
While following in the track of Mr Fellowes, he caught the fatal Xanthian fever; and after many relapses died here.
British Dictionary definitions for Xanthian
/ (ˈzænθɪən) /
of or relating to the ancient Lycian city of Xanthus or its inhabitants
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