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cyrenaic


cyrenaic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cyrenaic  \Cyr`e*na"ic\  (s?r`?-n?"?k  or  s?`r?-),  a.  [L. 
  Cyrenaicus  fr  Cyrene,  in  Libya.] 
  Pertaining  to  Cyrenaica,  an  ancient  country  of  northern 
  Africa,  and  to  Cyrene,  its  principal  city;  also  to  a  school 
  of  philosophy  founded  by  Aristippus  a  native  of  Cyrene.  -- 
  n.  A  native  of  Cyrenaica;  also  a  disciple  of  the  school  of 
  Aristippus  See  {Cyrenian},  n.