Part of speech:
Of the history, language, or culture of the ancient Greeks, specif. from the late 8th century b.c. to the death of Alexander the Great (323 b.c.)
Belonging to an earlier period; ancient
Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition:
Of or relating to Europe or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
Versed in the classics:
The former Communist bloc of countries in Asia and especially in Eastern Europe.
The sixth largest continent, separated from the rest of the Eurasian landmass (of which it forms the western part) by the Ural Mountains, the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus Mountains, the Black Sea, the Dardanelles, and the Aegean Sea.
Alternative spelling of Eastern Hemisphere.
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