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Meaning of DORIAN

Pronunciation:  'dowreeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a member of one of the four divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
 

DORIAN is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: Greek, Hellene

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Do"ri*an\, a.
    1. Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks of Doris; Doric;
       as, a Dorian fashion.
    
    2. (Mus.) Same as {Doric}, 3. ``Dorian mood.'' --Milton.
    
    {Dorian mode} (Mus.), the first of the authentic church modes
       or tones, from D to D, resembling our D minor scale, but
       with the B natural. --Grove.
    
    
  2. \Do"ri*an\, n.
    A native or inhabitant of Doris in Greece.
    
    
 

 

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