Boeotian

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Boeotian Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    Boeotian adj : of or relating to ancient Boeotia or its people or to the dialect spoken there in classical times; "Boeotian dialects"
Boeotian Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Boeotian \B[oe]*o"tian\, a. [L. Boeotia, Gr. ?, noted for its moist, thick atmosphere, and the dullness and stupidity of its inhabitants.] Of or pertaining to B[oe]otia; hence, stupid; dull; obtuse. -- n. A native of B[oe]otia; also, one who is dull and ignorant.
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  • Boeotian: Boeotian (also spelled Beotian) may refer to: The people from Boeotia , a region of central ancient Greece One of several sub-dialects of ...
  • Boeotian helmet: The Boeotian helmet was a type of helmet that was used in Classical Antiquity and the Hellenistic period and originated in Boeotia . ...
  • Boeotian War: The Boeotian or Theban War broke out in 378 BCE as the result of a revolt in Thebes against Sparta. The war would last six years ...
  • Boeotian muses: The three original, Boeotian muses were Mneme (the muse of memory), Melete (the muse of meditation) and Aoede (the muse of song). ...

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