Hesperian

See also: hesperian

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Hesperius +‎ -ian

AdjectiveEdit

Hesperian (comparative more Hesperian, superlative most Hesperian)

  1. Of or relating to the land where the sun sets; western
    “the parting Sun/ Beyond the Earth’s green Cape and verdant Isles/ Hesperian sets” (Paradise Lost, John Milton, VIII.630-32)
  2. Of or relating to the Hesperides nymphs
  3. of or relating to the Martian geological period between Noachian and Amazonian

Proper nounEdit

Hesperian

  1. An inhabitant of the western lands
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Joel Barlow to this entry?)
  2. The Hesperian geological time period of Mars

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