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Syllabification: Hel·lad·ic
Pronunciation: /heˈladik

Definition of Helladic in English:


Of, relating to, or denoting the Bronze Age cultures of mainland Greece (circa 3000–1050 bc), of which the latest period is equivalent to the Mycenaean age.
Example sentences
  • It is here that the complex blending of Minoan and native Helladic artistic traditions can be clearly observed.
  • The plan marks the possible connection between the two exposed portions of Middle Helladic wall.
  • How do the comparisons within the study area enhance our understanding of an Early Helladic world-view?


early 19th century: from Greek Helladikos, from Hellas, Hellad- 'Greece'.

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