from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or like the Titan Atlas, especially in having a fundamental role or great strength.
  • adj. Of or relating to Atlantis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An inhabitant of the mythical island of Atlantis.
  • n. The language supposedly spoken by the inhabitants of Atlantis.
  • n. A language invented for the 2001 animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire.
  • n. An atlantean pillar or statue (one in the form of an architectural atlas)
  • adj. Of or like the Greek titan Atlas, who carries the heavens on his shoulders, as in Atlantean strength
  • adj. Of the celestial spheres carried by Atlas
  • adj. Of an architectural atlas or atlantid, or reminiscent of such: atlantean figures
  • adj. Of the mythical island of Atlantis, its people, or its civilization.
  • adj. flooded or submerged, especially in case of a natural disaster, reminiscent of the way Atlantis sank into the ocean
  • adj. of Saturn's moon Atlas

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the isle Atlantis, which the ancients allege was sunk, and overwhelmed by the ocean.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, Atlas; strong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Atlas; resembling Atlas.
  • Pertaining to the island Atlantis of Plato and Strabo, fabled to exist in the ocean of the far West, or to Bacon's ideal commonwealth of that name.
  • Sometimes written Atlantian.


From Greek Atlās, Atlant-, Atlas; see Atlas.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Atlas +‎ -ean and Atlantis +‎ -ean (Wiktionary)



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