Boeotia

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From Latin Boeotia, from Ancient Greek Βοιωτία (Boiōtía).

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Boeotia

  1. A district of Ancient Greece, formerly renowned for the proverbial stupidity of its inhabitants; now, a district in east Central Greece, situated on the peninsula, West of Euboea, North of Attica and Megaris, East of Phokis. Its present-day capital of the prefecture is Levadeia.

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Proper noun[edit]

Boeōtia f (genitive Boeōtiae); first declension

  1. Boeotia

References[edit]

Boeotia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879