- Alexander,1792–1828, Greek patriot and revolutionary leader.
- his brotherDe·me·tri·os [dih-mee-tree-uh s; Greek th ee-mee-tree-aws] /dɪˈmi tri əs; Greek ðiˈmi tri ɔs/, 1793–1832, Greek patriot and revolutionary leader.
- a city in SE Michigan, W of Detroit.
Also Yp·si·lan·tis, Yp·se·lan·tes [Greek ee-psee-lahn-dees] /Greek ˌi psiˈlɑn dis/ (for defs 1, 2).
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Examples from the Web for ypsilanti
Ypsilanti was defeated in his first encounter with the Turks.
Ypsilanti agreed to raise the standard of revolt in Moldavia.
"Better take him over to Ypsilanti," a youthful Don Juan cried.Ann Arbor Tales
Karl Edwin Harriman
In 1821 the Turks routed the troops of Ypsilanti near the town.
Each is about as large as Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor put together.Abroad at Home
Hypsilantis or Hypsilantes
- Alexander (ˌalekˈsander). 1792–1828, Greek patriot, who led an unsuccessful revolt against the Turks (1821)
- his brother, Demetrios (ðimitriˈɔs). 1793–1832, Greek revolutionary leader; commander in chief of Greek forces (1828–30) during the war of independence