Pronunciation: (mī"si-nē'un), [key]
1. of or pertaining to the ancient city of Mycenae.
2. denoting or pertaining to the ancient civilization at Mycenae, dating from c2000 to c1100b.c.
Also called My'cenae'an Greek'. the earliest recorded Greek dialect, written in the Linear B syllabary and dating from the 15th through the 13th centuriesb.c.
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