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1) Tian Shan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tian Shan, or Tien Shan (both: teen shan) (KEY) [Chin.,=celestial mountains], mountain system of central Asia, extending c.1,500 mi (2,410 km) from the Pamir Mts.,...

2) Tian Shan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Asia extending about 2,414 km (1,500 mi) east-northeast through Kyrgyzstan, southeast Kazakhstan, and northwest China. It rises to 7,443.8 m (24,406 ft) at Pobeda...

3) Ac'tian Years. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Years in which the Actian games were celebrated. Augustus instituted games at Actium to celebrate his naval victory over Antony. They were held every five years....

4) Acheron'tian Books. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The most celebrated books of augury in the world. They are the books which the Etruscans received from Tag s, grandson of Jupiter. 1...

5) Samosa'tian Philosopher. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Lucian of Samos ata. (Properly Samos a-tan.) 1...

6) Stron'tian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...This mineral receives its name from Strontian, in Argyleshire, where it was discovered by Dr. Hope, in 1792. 1...

7) Boeo'tian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A rude, unlettered person, a dull blockhead. The ancient Boeotians loved agricultural and pastoral pursuits, so the Athenians used to say they were dull and thick...

8) Boeo'tian Ears. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...to appreciate music or rhetoric. 1 "Well, friend, I assure thee thou hast not got Boeotian ears [because you can appreciate the beauties of my sermons]."Le Sage:...

9) Diocle'tian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Roman Emperor, noted for his fierce persecution of the Christians, 303. The Emperor Constantine, on the other hand, was the "nursing father" of the Church."To...

10) Diocle'tian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...was the king, and Erastus the prince, his son, in the Italian version of the Seven Wise Masters (q.v.). 1...

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