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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ih-nee-uh s]
    • /ɪˈni əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ih-nee-uh s]
    • /ɪˈni əs/

Definitions of aeneas word

  • noun aeneas a Trojan prince, the son of Anchises and Aphrodite, who escaped the sack of Troy and sailed to Italy via Carthage and Sicily. After seven years, he and his followers established themselves near the site of the future Rome 3
  • noun aeneas a Trojan, son of Anchises and Venus, and hero of Virgil's Aeneid: escaping from ruined Troy, Aeneas wanders for years before coming to Latium: he is considered the forefather of the Romans 3
  • noun aeneas a Trojan hero, the reputed ancestor of the Romans: protagonist of the Aeneid. 1

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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