Samothracian
adjective or noun see Samothrace

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  • Samothracian — noun /sæməʊˈθreɪʃən,sæməʊˈθreɪʃiən,sæmoʊˈθreɪʃən,sæmoʊˈθreɪʃiən/ An inhabitant or a resident of Samothrace …   Wiktionary

  • samothracian — sam·o·thra·cian …   English syllables

  • samothracian — I. ˌsaməˈthrāshən noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Latin samothracius of Samothrace (from Greek samothrakios, from Samothrakē Samothrace, island in the Aegean sea) + English an : a native or inhabitant of the Greek island of Samoth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samothrace — Samothracian /sam euh thray sheuhn/, adj., n. /sam euh thrays /, n. a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 3012. Greek, Samothrake /sah maw thrddah kee/. * * * ▪ island, Greece Modern Greek  Samothráki,    Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea off… …   Universalium

  • Samothrace — Samothracian /sam euh thray sheuhn/, adj., n. /sam euh thrays /, n. a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 3012. Greek, Samothrake /sah maw thrddah kee/ …   Useful english dictionary

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