Milesian meaning

mī-lēzhən, -shən
Of or relating to Miletus or its inhabitants.
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A native or inhabitant of Miletus.
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A member of a people who invaded Ireland, defeated the Tu·a·tha Dé Da·naan, and became the ancestors of the Gaels.
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A native or inhabitant of Ireland.
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Of or relating to Ireland; Irish.
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Origin of milesian

  • After Milesius Latinized form of Old Irish Míl Espáine legendary ancestor of the Gaels (literally, “Soldier of Spain,” since he fought and died in Spain) míl soldier (from Latin mīles) Espáine genitive of Espáin Spain (from Latin Hispānia)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Mīlēsius from Greek Mīlēsios from Mīlētos , Miletus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition