from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wise lawgiver.
- n. A legislator.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wise legislator or lawgiver.
- n. Any legislator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A celebrated Athenian lawmaker, born about 638 b. c.; hence, a legislator; a publicist; -- often used ironically.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
After Solon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Solon), Athenian statesman. (Wiktionary)