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

  • An ancient region of Greece north of Attica and the Gulf of Corinth. The cities of the region formed the Boeotian League in the seventh century B.C. but were usually under the dominance of Thebes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A district of Ancient Greece, formerly renowned for the proverbial stupidity of its inhabitants.
  • proper n. Now, a district in east Central Greece, situated on the peninsula, West of Euboea, North of Attica and Megaris, East of Phokis. Its present-day capital of the prefecture is Levadeia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a district of ancient Greece northwest of Athens.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens


From Ancient Greek Βοιωτία. (Wiktionary)



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