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EtymologyEdit

From Abdera (a town in Thrace) +‎ -ian.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdɪɹ.i.ən/, /æbˈdɛɹ.i.ən/

AdjectiveEdit

Abderian (comparative more Abderian, superlative most Abderian)

  1. Of or belonging to Abdera or its people.
  2. Alternative form of abderian

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NounEdit

Abderian (plural Abderians)

  1. An inhabitant or native of Abdera.
    • 1872, Stephen Smith, Doctor in Medicine: and Other Papers on Professional Subjects:
      He regrets that his lines had not fallen in the pleasant places of the past — among the intelligent Abderians of whom it is said, when Hippocrates came to their city to cure Democritus of his madness, not only the men, but also the women and children [] went forth to meet him.

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