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Cyr•e•na•ic



Pronunciation: (sir"u-nā'ik, sī"ru-), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to Cyrenaica, or its chief city, Cyrene.
2. noting or pertaining to a school of philosophy founded by Aristippus of Cyrene, who taught that pleasure is the only rational aim of life.

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Cyrenaica.
2. a disciple of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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