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English noun: Athens

1. Athens (location) the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)

SamplesIn the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city.

SynonymsAthinai, capital of Greece, Greek capital

Instance hypernymnational capital

Part holonymAreopagus, Dipylon, Dipylon gate, Parthenon

Part meronymEllas, Greece, Hellenic Republic

Member holonymAthenian, Plato

2. Athens (location) a town in southeast Ohio

Instance hypernymtown

Part meronymBuckeye State, OH, Ohio

3. Athens (location) a university town in northeast Georgia

Instance hypernymtown

Part meronymEmpire State of the South, GA, Georgia, Peach State

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