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βόρειος , α, ον, also ος, ον S.OC1240 (lyr.): Ion. βορήϊος , η, ον:—
A.from the quarter of the north wind, northern, opp “νότιος, θάλασσαHdt. 4.37, 6.31; β. ἀκτά exposed to the north, S.l.c.; “τὸ β. τεῖχοςAr.Fr.556, And.3.5, Pl.R.439e; τῆς Πλειάδος βορείου γενομένης having appeared in the north, Arist.H A542b11.
2. of the north wind, β. χειμών a winter during which northerly winds prevail, Hp.Aph.3.11, Arist.Pr. 859b21; ἔαρ ib.860a13; βόρεια, τά, northerly winds, ib.944a1, etc. (rarely in sg., Ar.V.265; “ὅταν βόρειονX.Cyn.8.1); βορείοις in the time of northerly winds, Arist.H A574a1, al.; βορείων ὄντων ib.592a14: Comp. “-ότεροςArat. 247, Alex.Aphr.in Metaph.446.34: Sup. “-ότατοςMan.4.241.
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    • Andocides, On the Peace, 5
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 265
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    • Plato, Republic, 439e
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1240
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 8.1
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