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1. (Science: geography) Of or pertaining to Miletus, a city of asia minor, or to its inhabitants.

2. Descended from king Milesius of Spain, whose two sons are said to have conquered Ireland about 1300 b. C.; or pertaining to the descendants of King Milesius; hence, irish.

Origin: L. Milesius, Gr.