Cy*re"ni*an (s?-r?"n?-a]/>n), a.

Pertaining to Cyrene, in Africa; Cyrenaic.

 

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Cy*re"ni*an, n.

1.

A native or inhabitant of Cyrene.

2.

One of a school of philosophers, established at Cyrene by Aristippus, a disciple of Socrates. Their doctrines were nearly the same as those of the Epicureans.

 

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