Diocletian

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Dioclētiānus, Latinate form of Ancient Greek name Διοκλῆς (Dioklēs). The Roman emperor was named so after his home town of Dioclea in Illyricum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdaɪ.əˈkliːʃən/

Proper noun[edit]

Diocletian

  1. Roman cognomen, particularly borne by the Roman emperor Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus (245 - 313).

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Adjective[edit]

Diocletian (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Roman Emperor Diocletian.

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