Pronunciation: (lOO'shun), [key]
1. a.d. 117–c180, Greek rhetorician and satirist.
2. (“Lucian of Antioch”; “Lucian the Martyr”) a.d. c240–312, theologian and Biblical critic, born at Samosata, in Syria.
3. a male given name.
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