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χίλιοι 1

a thousand, Lat. mille, Il.: it commonly agrees with its Subst., but is also a Subst. foll. by a gen., χίλιοι Πελοποννησίων Thuc.:—to express a thousand drachmae, χίλιαι is often used alone, περὶ χιλιῶν κινδυνεύειν Dem.: in military language in sg. with collective nouns, ἵππος χιλίη a thousand horse, Hdt.

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