Definition of Athinai
1. Noun. The capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess). "In the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
Terms within: Parthenon, Areopagus, Dipylon, Dipylon Gate
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Member holonyms: Athenian, Plato
Derivative terms: Athenian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Athinai
Literary usage of Athinai
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1920)
"Approved in The Athinai, 230 Fed. 1020, holding State could not create lien against foreign ship enforceable in admiralty; The Rupert City, 213 Fed. ..."
2. Annotated Consolidated Laws of the State of New York: As Amended to January by Clarence Frank Birdseye, Robert Cushing Cumming, Frank Bixby Gilbert, New York (State). (1916)
"The Athinai (1916), 230 Fed. 1017. § 160. Medicine; definitions. « Osteopathy.—No person is authorized to advertise and hold himself out to the world as ..."
3. Awake! America: Object Lessons and Warnings by William Temple Hornaday, American Defense Society (1918)
"Sept. 13. Sant' Anna, with Italian reservists, fired at sea; put into Azores. Sept. 18. Athinai, with food supplies, burned at sea; from Brooklyn. Nov. 4. ..."
4. The Sieges of Vienna by the Turks by Karl August Schimmer (1879)
"On this day Simon Athinai, surnamed the Learned, a friend and dependant of Zapolya, made his appearance in the camp, to pay his respects to Soliman, ..."