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Line breaks: Hes¦per|ian
Pronunciation: /hɛˈspɪərɪən

Definition of Hesperian in English:


Greek Mythology
1.1 literary Western.


late 15th century: from Latin hesperius (from Greek hesperios, from Hesperia 'land of the west', from hesperos 'western' (see Hesperus)) + -an.

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