Mi*le"sian (?), a. [L. Milesius, Gr. .]

1. Anc. Geog.

Of or pertaining to Miletus, a city of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants.

2. Irish Legendary Hist.

Descended from King Milesius of Spain, whose two sons are said to have conquered Ireland about 1300 b. c.; or pertaining to the descendants of King Milesius; hence, Irish.

 

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Mi*le"sian, n.

1.

A native or inhabitant of Miletus.

2.

A native or inhabitant of Ireland.

 

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