Peloponnesian Pel`o*pon*ne"sian, a. [L. Peloponnesius, fr. Peloponnesus, Gr. ?, lit., the Island of Pelops; ?, ?, Pelops + ? an island.] Of or pertaining to the Peloponnesus, or southern peninsula of Greece. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of the Peloponnesus. [1913 Webster]

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