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An inhabitant of any of the Greek colonies in ancient Italy.
- ‘These people were ‘kin to the Hellenes, the Italiots, the Celts, the Germanic peoples and the Slavs'.’
Relating to the Italiots.
- ‘After Dionysius crushed the league, Tarentum emerged as the most powerful Greek state in southern Italy and probably became the new head of the league of Italiot Greek cities.’
From Greek Italiōtēs, from Italia Italy.
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