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dorian


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dorian  \Do"ri*an\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  ancient  Greeks  of  Doris;  Doric; 
  as  a  Dorian  fashion. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  Same  as  {Doric},  3.  ``Dorian  mood.''  --Milton. 
 
  {Dorian  mode}  (Mus.),  the  first  of  the  authentic  church  modes 
  or  tones,  from  D  to  D,  resembling  our  D  minor  scale,  but 
  with  the  B  natural.  --Grove. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dorian  \Do"ri*an\,  n. 
  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  Doris  in  Greece. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Dorian 
  n  :  a  member  of  one  of  the  four  divisions  of  the  prehistoric 
  Greeks  [syn:  {Dorian}] 




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