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 for Grecian
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grecian \Gre"cian"\, a. [Cf. Greek.]
     Of or pertaining to Greece; Greek.
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     Grecian bend, among women, an affected carriage of the
        body, the upper part being inclined forward. [Collog.]
  
     Grecian fire. See Greek fire, under Greek.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grecian \Gre"cian\, n.
     1. A native or naturalized inhabitant of Greece; a Greek.
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     2. A jew who spoke Greek; a Hellenist. --Acts vi. 1.
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     Note: The Greek word rendered Grecian in the Authorized
           Version of the New Testament is translated Grecian Jew
           in the Revised Version.
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     6. One well versed in the Greek language, literature, or
        history. --De Quincey.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Grecian
      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the
             Greeks or the Greek language; "Greek mythology"; "a
             Grecian robe" [syn: Greek, Grecian, Hellenic]
      n 1: a native or resident of Greece

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