Metaphysical meaning of Greece (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Greece (mbd)
Greece, gree├že (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.

A country in the southeastern part of Europe that is inhabited by Greeks (Acts 20:2; Dan. 8:21; Zech. 9:13). Greece was also called Javan and Achaia.

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.)

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