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Achæa

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Proper noun

Singular
Achæa

Plural
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Achæa

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of Achaea.

Quotations

  • 1905: Rossiter Johnson [ed.], The Great Events by Famous Historians, volume 1, “Fall of Troy” by George Grote
    The inhabitants of the Grecian town of Scione, in the Thracian peninsula called Pallene or Pellene, accounted themselves the offspring of the Pellenians from Achæa in Peloponnesus, who had served under Agamemnon before Troy, and who on their return from the siege had been driven on the spot by a storm and there settled.

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