[per-i-kleez] /ˈpɛr ɪˌkliz/
c495–429 b.c, Athenian statesman.
?495–429 bc, Athenian statesman and leader of the popular party, who contributed greatly to Athens’ political and cultural supremacy in Greece. In power from about 460 bc, he was responsible for the construction of the Parthenon. He conducted the Peloponnesian War (431–404 bc) successfully until his death
Athenian statesman (c.495-429 B.C.E.), from Greek Perikles, literally “far-famed,” from peri “all around” (see peri-) + -kles “fame” (see Damocles). His leadership of Athens marks its intellectual and material zenith. Related: Periclean.
A statesman of ancient Greece, who tried to unite the country under the leadership of his own city, Athens. Pericles also promoted democracy within Athens. His rule is sometimes known as the Golden Age of Greece. Many magnificent buildings, including the Parthenon, were built under his administration. He led the Athenians at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War but died soon afterward.
/ˌpɛrɪˈklaɪnəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a pericline 2. (botany)
[per-i-klahyn] /ˈpɛr ɪˌklaɪn/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. a variety of albite occurring in large, white opaque crystals. /ˈpɛrɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. a white translucent variety of albite in the form of elongated crystals 2. Also called dome. a dome-shaped formation of stratified rock with its slopes following the direction of folding
pericolitis per·i·co·li·tis (pěr’ĭ-kə-lī’tĭs) or per·i·co·lon·i·tis (-kō’lə-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the connective tissue or of the peritoneum surrounding the colon. Also called serocolitis.
pericolpitis per·i·col·pi·tis (pěr’ĭ-kŏl-pī’tĭs) n. See perivaginitis.