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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. In honor of Apollo.
  • n. A follower of Apollinaris, Bishop of Laodicea in the fourth century, who denied the proper humanity of Christ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Appellative of or pertaining to the votive games instituted at Rome in honor of Apollo, 212 b. c., in order to conciliate his favor in the war against the Carthaginians, and to obtain from him protection for the republic.
  • n. One of a religious sect deriving their name from Apollinaris the Younger, bishop of Laodicea, in the fourth century.

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