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Hel•len•ism



Pronunciation: (hel'u-niz"um), [key]
n.
1. ancient Greek culture or ideals.
2. the imitation or adoption of ancient Greek language, thought, customs, art, etc.: the Hellenism of Alexandrian Jews.
3. the characteristics of Greek culture, esp. after the time of Alexander the Great; civilization of the Hellenistic period.

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