At`lan*te"an (#), a. [L. Atlantus.]

1.

Of or pertaining to the isle Atlantis, which the ancients allege was sunk, and overwhelmed by the ocean.

2.

Pertaining to, or resembling, Atlas; strong.

With Atlantean shoulders, fit to bear The weight of mightiest monarchies. Milton.

 

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