Solon Definition

sōlən, -lŏn
noun
A wise lawgiver.
American Heritage
A lawmaker or legislator, esp. a wise one.
Webster's New World
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proper name
640?-559? b.c.; Athenian statesman & lawgiver: framed the democratic laws of Athens.
Webster's New World
pronoun

An ancient Athenian statesman and lawgiver, one of the Seven Sages (c.630-c.560 BC).

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A city in Iowa.

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A town in Maine.

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A town in New York.
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A city in Ohio.

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other
Athenian lawgiver and poet. His reforms preserved a class system based on wealth but ended privilege by birth.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Solon

Noun

Singular:
solon
Plural:
solons

Origin of Solon

  • From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Solon), Athenian statesman.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Solōn).

    From Wiktionary

  • After Solon

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

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