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  • adj. Alternative form of Hyblean.

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Examples

  • After his death his companions were driven out of Thapsus, and founded a place called the Hyblaean Megara; Hyblon, a Sicel king, having given up the place and inviting them there.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Sunset was still almost two hours hence, but the buildings on the western side cast long engulfing shadows, between which the granite pavement glowed honey gold in smoky shafts of slanting light, the light painting the facades along the eastern side the same Hyblaean hue.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • Thucydides reports the settlement of other principal Hellenic cities in Sicily: Thapsus, Hyblaean Megara, Selinus, Gela, Agrigentum, and Zancle which became Messana.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Hyblaean eloquence above the reach and beyond the snap of any cynic's tooth!

    A Study of Shakespeare

  • Where Hyblaean bees ever feed on the flower of the willow,

    The Complete Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • Cantharides are common in the woods: the sugar-cane is a plant that will thrive in Sicily ', and who has not heard of the Hyblaean honey?

    The two last pleadings of Marcus Tullius Cicero against Caius Verres;

  • established by settlers from Hyblaean Megara, 6.4.2

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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