1. [ noun ] (government,geography) the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
Synonyms: Greek_capital athinai capital_of_Greece

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

Related terms: national_capital Plato Aristotle Athenian Greece Parthenon areopagus Dipylon_gate
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 25839
3. [ noun ] (government,geography) a town in southeast Ohio
Related terms: town Ohio
4. [ noun ] (government,geography) a university town in northeast Georgia
Related terms: town Georgia
Similar spelling:   Athans