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Noun: Athens  a-thinz
  1. The capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city";
    - Athinai, capital of Greece, Greek capital
     
  2. A town in southeast Ohio
     
  3. A university town in northeast Georgia

Type of: national capital, town

Part of: Buckeye State, Ellas, Empire State of the South, GA, Georgia, Greece, Hellenic Republic, OH, Ohio, Peach State

Encyclopedia: Athens, Pa