Solon

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See also: solon, Sólon, and Solón

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Sólōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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Solon

  1. An ancient Athenian statesman and lawgiver, one of the Seven Sages (c.630-c.560 BC).
    • 1820, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Oedipus Tyrannus; Or, Swellfoot The Tyrant: A Tragedy in Two Acts:
      Now if your Majesty would have our bristles
      To bind your mortar with, or fill our colons
      With rich blood, or make brawn out of our gristles,
      In policy—ask else your royal Solons
      You ought to give us hog-wash and clean straw,
      And sties well thatched; besides it is the law!
  2. A city in Iowa.
  3. A town in Maine.
  4. A town in New York.
  5. A city in Ohio.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Solon”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  2. ^ Solon” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Solon”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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Cebuano[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Solon

  1. a surname

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Solon.


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Σόλων (Sólōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Solōn m sg (genitive Solōnis); third declension

  1. Solon (legislator of Athens)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Solōn
Genitive Solōnis
Dative Solōnī
Accusative Solōnem
Ablative Solōne
Vocative Solōn

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: Solone

References[edit]

  • Solon in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Solon in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934