Epirot

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From Ancient Greek ἠπειρώτης (ēpeirṓtēs), from ἤπειρος (ḗpeiros, mainland, inland country).

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Epirot (plural Epirots)

  1. An inhabitant or a resident of ancient or modern Epirus, in northwest Greece and southern Albania.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      he would cry out as Pirrhus did, admiring the Roman docility and courage, if such were my Epirots, I would not despair the greatest design that could be attempted to make a Church or Kingdom happy.

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