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Italiot

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈtalɪət
 
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Definition of Italiot in English:

noun

An inhabitant of any of the Greek colonies in ancient Italy.
Example sentences
  • These people were ‘kin to the Hellenes, the Italiots, the Celts, the Germanic peoples and the Slavs'.

adjective

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Relating to the Italiots.
Example sentences
  • After Dionysius crushed the league, Tarentum emerged as the most powerful Greek state in southern Italy and probably became the new head of the league of Italiot Greek cities.

Origin

from Greek Italiōtēs, from Italia 'Italy'.

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