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Meaning of ATLANTEAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\At`lan*te"an\, a. [L. Atlant?us.]
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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