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Minoan (adj.)

"of or pertaining to ancient Crete," 1894, from Minos, famous king of Crete; applied by British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans to the Bronze Age civilization that flourished there c. 3000-1400 B.C.E.

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Definitions of Minoan
1
Minoan (n.)
a Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC;
2
Minoan (adj.)
of or relating to or characteristic of the Bronze Age culture of Crete;
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