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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes;

2. a Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes;


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to the Egyptian city of Thebes or its people or culture;

2. of or relating to the Greek city of Thebes or its people or culture;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Theban \The"ban\, a. [L. Thebanus.] Of or pertaining to Thebes. [1913 Webster] Theban year (Anc. Chron.), the Egyptian year of 365 days and 6 hours. --J. Bryant. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Theban \The"ban\, n. A native or inhabitant of Thebes; also, a wise man. [1913 Webster] I'll talk a word with this same learned Theban. --Shak. [1913 Webster]




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