Philomath Phil"o*math, n. [Gr. ?; fi`los loving, a friend + ma`qh learning, fr. ?, ?, to learn.] A lover of learning; a scholar. --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]

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  • Philomath — (pronEng|fɨˈloʊməθ) is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon see Philomath, Oregon. Philomath (pronEng|ˡfɪ.loʊ.mæθ) is defined as a lover of learning, from Greek philos ( beloved, loving, as in philosophy or philanthropy) + Greek manthanein, math (… …   Wikipedia

  • Philomath — Philomath, OR U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 3838 Housing Units (2000): 1434 Land area (2000): 1.282328 sq. miles (3.321215 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.282328 sq. miles (3.321215 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • philomath — noun A lover of learning; a scholar. For this (in my humble opinion, not very important purpose, and fitter to employ the talent of a philomath than a Newton) he and Leibnitz, much about the same, struck out a fluxional method, which they both… …   Wiktionary

  • Philomath — Original name in latin Philomath Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Los Angeles longitude 44.54012 latitude 123.3676 altitude 86 Population 4584 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • philomath — lover of learning Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • philomath — n. Scholar, lover of learning …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • philomath — phil·o·math …   English syllables

  • philomath — One who loves math and the sciences …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • philomath — noun a lover of learning • Hypernyms: ↑scholar, ↑scholarly person, ↑bookman, ↑student …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philomath, Georgia — is a small community located in the southeastern corner of Oglethorpe County, Georgia, at an elevation of 646 feet (197 m). History Philomath was settled around 1829, and the city was first called Woodstock. The nearest post office was a stage… …   Wikipedia

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