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  • adjective Alternative spelling of Achaean.
  • noun Alternative spelling of Achaean.

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Examples

  • As Paul concluded this letter, he explained the spirit and motivation that had caused the Macedonian and Achaian Christians to gather this monetary gift.

    Rich in Every Way

  • As Paul concluded this letter, he explained the spirit and motivation that had caused the Macedonian and Achaian Christians to gather this monetary gift.

    Rich in Every Way

  • He said: “Woman, I am not a Dorian, but an Achaian.”

    The History of Herodotus

  • Yes, I thought; it was as Achilles 'heir that he must have seen himself; inheritor of the ancient laws, which say a man lives by his pride and shall defend it to the death: Harmodios son of Proxenos son of Harmodios, and so on back to some well-greaved Achaian at Troy.

    The Praise Singer

  • He was famous for these songs; all over the Achaian lands, kings planning some great work in stone sent for him to time the hauliers, and put luck into the walls.

    The King Must Die

  • Though his forebears had been long from the Achaian lands, I saw he was still priest as well as King.

    The King Must Die

  • But within the hall Eurymachus groaned with vexation because he could not stretch the bow; and he said, "It is not that I care for Penelope, for there are many Achaian women as fair as she; but that we are all so weak in comparison of Odysseus."

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • So for Paris fell the mighty Hector; for him died the brave Sarpedon; and the women of Ilion mourned for their husbands who were smitten down by the Achaian warriors.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • Th 'adventure spread through all the Achaian towns,

    The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II

  • One district more -- that of E'lis, north of Messenia and west of Arcadia, and embracing the western slopes of the Achaian and

    Mosaics of Grecian History

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