from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Lydia or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Lydia.
- n. A language of the extinct Anatolian branch of Indo-European, found in inscriptions of the fourth century B.C. in western Turkey.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A native or inhabitant of ancient Lydia.
- proper n. An extinct Indo-European language in the Anatolian subgroup.
- adj. Pertaining to Lydia, or its people, language or culture.
- adj. Designating a mode of ancient Greek music, reputed to be light and effeminate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Lydia, a country of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants; hence, soft; effeminate; -- said especially of one of the ancient Greek modes or keys, the music in which was of a soft, pathetic, or voluptuous character.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Lydia, an ancient country of Asia Minor, bordering on the Ægean sea, or to its inhabitants: as, the Lydian empire (including under Crœsus, its last king, famous for his wealth, a large part of Asia Minor); Lydian coins; Lydian luxury.
- n. An inhabitant of ancient Lydia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an Anatolian language
From Lydia + -an. (Wiktionary)