from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Solon 638?-559? B.C. Athenian lawgiver and poet. His reforms preserved a class system based on wealth but ended privilege by birth.
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- proper n. An ancient Athenian statesman and lawgiver, one of the Seven Sages (c.630-c.560 BC).
From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Solōn). (Wiktionary)