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Headword: Γήρειον
Adler number: gamma,248
Translated headword: Gereion
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A place [of that name].[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'Gereian year', [meaning] long ago.[2]
Greek Original:
Γήρειον: τόπος. καὶ Γήρειον ἔτος, τὸ παλαιόν.
Notes:
[1] Presumably the Indian city that Stephanus of Byzantium calls Gereia (s.v. Gazos and s.v. Gereia).
[2] Unintelligible, whether or not there is a connection with the noun γήρειον , 'thistledown'.
Keywords: botany; definition; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 July 2002@12:00:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 2 October 2002@08:32:50.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 August 2011@04:57:07.
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