Acarnanian
adjective or noun see Acarnania

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  • Acarnanian — noun /ɔkɔɹneɪniːən/ An inhabitant or a resident of; a thing that originates from Acarnania …   Wiktionary

  • Acarnanian Mountains — Geobox | Range name=Acarnanian Mountains|other name=Akarnaniko image caption= country=Greece region type=Prefecture region=Aetolia Acarnania parent= border= geology= period= orogeny= length=20 length orientation= width=10 width orientation=… …   Wikipedia

  • Acarnania — Acarnanian, adj., n. /ak euhr nay nee euh, nayn yeuh/, n. a coastal region of the W central part of ancient Greece: now part of the province of Aetolia and Acarnania in modern Greece. Modern Greek, Akarnanía. * * * District, ancient Greece,… …   Universalium

  • Acarnania — Acarnanian, adj., n. /ak euhr nay nee euh, nayn yeuh/, n. a coastal region of the W central part of ancient Greece: now part of the province of Aetolia and Acarnania in modern Greece. Modern Greek, Akarnanía …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acarnania — is a region of west central Greece that lies along the Ionian Sea, west of Aetolia, with the Achelous River for a boundary, and north of the gulf of Calydon, which is the entrance to the Gulf of Corinth. Today it forms the western part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Doric Greek — Distribution of Greek dialects in the classical period.[1] Western group …   Wikipedia

  • Aetolia-Acarnania — Infobox Pref GR name = Aetolia Acarnania name local = Νομός Αιτωλοακαρνανίας periph = West Greece capital = Messolonghi population = 223,188 population as of = 2005 pop rank = 8th pop dens = 40.9 popdens rank = 39th area = 5,460.888 area rank =… …   Wikipedia

  • Kandyla, Aetolia-Acarnania — Kandyla or Kandila (Greek: Κανδήλα), also with an i accented is a Greek town located west of Agrinio and northwest of Messolongi in the western part of the Etoloakarnania prefecture. Kandyla serves as the seat of the municipality of Alyzia.… …   Wikipedia

  • Acarnania — geographical name region W Greece on Ionian Sea • Acarnanian adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Heracleidae — In Greek mythology, the Heracleidae or Heraclids were the numerous descendants of Heracles (Hercules), especially applied in a narrower sense to the descendants of Hyllus, the eldest of his four sons by Deianira (Hyllus was also sometimes thought …   Wikipedia

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