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ὀρεινός , ή, όν, (ὄρος)
A.mountainous, hilly,χώρηHdt.1.110, cf. 2.34 ; opp. πεδινός, X.Cyr.1.6.43 ; opp. πεδιάς, J.BJ3.3.4 ; “ὀρεινὴν οὖσαν [τὴν Ἀρκαδίαν]Arist.Mete.351a3 ; “ ὀρεινήhill-country, Id.HA556a4, al.
II. of or from the mountains, dwelling on the mountains,οἱ . ΘρᾶκεςTh.2.96, X.An.7.4.11 ; of birds, Arist.HA592b19 ; of plants, Thphr.HP6.8.3 ; τὸ ἄγριον καὶ τὸ . his wild and mountain nature, Pl.Cra.394e : metaph., . ἱμάτιον, = ἄκναπτον, Com.Adesp. 328.
III. in Egypt, belonging to the edge of the desert, esp. as epith. of canals, PTeb.61(b).160, al. (ii B. C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.110
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.34
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 3.3.4
    • Plato, Cratylus, 394e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.96
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.4.11
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.6.43
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