from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Achæa (Achaia) in the Peloponnesus, to the Acheans (Achæans, Achæi, or Achaioi), or to the confederacy called the Achean League.
  • noun An inhabitant of Achæa (Achaia), or one of the ancient Greek people (Achaioi) from whom that country took its name.
  • noun Also spelled Achaian, in closer imitation of the Greek.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective See achæan, achaian.


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