Theban
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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  • 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

  • Theban — can refer to:* A thing or person of or from the city of Thebes, Greece.* A thing or person of or from the city of Thebes, Egypt …   Wikipedia

  • Theban — Das Thebanische Alphabet ist ein Schriftsystem unbekannter Herkunft. Es besteht aus 24 Zeichen, und dient vor allem der Verschleierung geheimer Texte. Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Theban — adjective or noun see Thebes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Theban — See Thebes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Theban — 1. adjective of or pertaining to Thebes 2. noun Someone of, from, or pertaining to, Thebes …   Wiktionary

  • Theban — n. resident of ancient Thebes adj. of or pertaining to Thebes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Theban — [ θi:bən] noun a native or inhabitant of either the ancient Egyptian or the ancient Greek city of Thebes. adjective relating to Thebes …   English new terms dictionary

  • theban — the·ban …   English syllables

  • Theban — adj. & n. adj. of or relating to Thebes in ancient Egypt or ancient Greece. n. a native or inhabitant of Thebes. Etymology: ME f. L Thebanus f. Thebae Thebes f. Gk Thebai …   Useful english dictionary

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