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 for Neo-Hellenic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Neo-Hellenic \Ne`o-Hel*len"ic\, n.
     Same as Romaic.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Romaic \Ro*ma"ic\, a. [NGr. ????: cf. F. roma["i]que. See
     Roman.]
     Of or relating to modern Greece, and especially to its
     language. -- n. The modern Greek language, now usually called
     by the Greeks Hellenic or Neo-Hellenic.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The Greeks at the time of the capture of Constantinople
           were proud of being "Romai^oi, or Romans . . . Hence
           the term Romaic was the name given to the popular
           language. . . . The Greek language is now spoken of as
           the Hellenic language. --Encyc. Brit.
           [1913 Webster]

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