from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to modern Greece or Hollas.
  • Relating to neo-Hellenism.
  • Relating to the vernacular language of modern Greece, the Romaic.
  • noun Same as Romaic. I. Taylor.

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

  • noun Same as Romaic.


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  • Certainly, there was no trace here of sombre German gothicism and all that old - fashioned stuff; under the hands of my friend, the piece ran along the keyboard with a degree of "Greek serenity" that left me at a loss whither to turn; in my innocence I deemed myself transported to a neo-hellenic synagogue, from the musical cultus of which all old testamentary accentuations had been most elegantly eliminated.

    On Conducting (Üeber Das Dirigiren) : a Treatise on Style in the Execution of Classical Music, Richard Wagner 1848


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