Metaphysical meaning of Greece (mbd)
Greece, greeçe (fr. Lat.)--hoary; old; fat; fertile; productive; going forward and upward; step; stage; degree; superiority; effervescent; spirituous. These definitions are derived from the various names attached to Greece.
Meta. The intellect in man. Athens, the capital of Greece, and the birthplace of Plato, was a great center for learning throughout the then known world. In man's consciousness Athens refers to the intellectual center. (See ATHENS and ACHAIA.)