Demosthenes definition

dĭ-mŏsthə-nēz
Greek orator whose reputation is based mainly on his Philippics, a series of orations exhorting the citizens of Athens to rise up against Philip II of Macedon.
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(person) 384-322 b.c.; Athenian orator & statesman.
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An Ancient Greek male given name, famously borne by Demosthenes, the Athenian statesman and orator of 4th century BC.
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Origin of demosthenes

  • From Ancient Greek Dēmosthenēs, from Ancient Greek Δημοσθένης (Dēmosthenēs).

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