Definition of Helladic in English:

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Helladic

Pronunciation: /hɛˈladɪk/

adjective

Archaeology
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?

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with Helladic

Chadic, Cycladic, maenadic, nomadic, sporadic, triadic

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