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Chian   Listen
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Chian  adj.  Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the AEgean Sea.
Chian earth, a dense, compact kind of earth, from Chios, used anciently as an astringent and a cosmetic.
Chian turpentine, a fragrant, almost transparent turpentine, obtained from the Pistacia Terebinthus.






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"Chian" Quotes from Famous Books



... blind bard who on the Chian strand By those deep sounds possessed with inward light, Beheld the Iliad and the Odyssee Rise to the ...
— Nature Mysticism • J. Edward Mercer



Words linked to "Chian" :   Chios



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