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  • n. An inhabitant (or descendant) of Epirus


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  • I learnt from Dr. Totirtoulis and others the following facts about the so-called "Epirote" government of Zographos.

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

  • Some Epirote shepherds ran upon the left squadron of the Clinabarians, and whirling their staves, seized the horses by the man; the animals threw their riders and fled across the plain.


  • Of these Pyrrhic cattle, by the way, they say that there are only about four hundred in the world, that they are the private property of the Epirote royal family, that they cannot thrive out of Epirus, and that people elsewhere have tried to rear them, but without success.

    The History of Animals

  • However, never forget that Greek and Epirote priests are canny, Lucius Licinius.

    The Grass Crown

  • His real name was Arridaios; he is here given a rather similar Epirote name to distinguish him from Philip Arridaios.

    Funeral Games

  • The western rise which the Epirote army commanded was higher than the Macedonian position.

    Funeral Games

  • Epirote Provisional Government, and now Deputy for Attica, who, amid profound attention and great enthusiasm, recounted the enormous sacrifices of blood and treasure by the Epirotes for their freedom, and declared that the liberation of Epirus must this time be final.

    The New York Times Current History, A Monthly Magazine The European War, March 1915

  • His talk of Epirote guards that would skin their own grandmothers was all billy-o.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Theodore the Epirote, and as such regarded himself as a Greek.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • A week later he wrote a minute for Lord Granville and Mr. Gladstone, proposing that autonomy should be given to those portions of Epirote territory which were being withheld from Greece; but this plan was negatived, and a final settlement was reached on May 17th.

    The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke, Volume 1


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