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Ionian

Ionian is Yavana in Sanskrit. Ionians Ionians=(Hi-yanians or yavanians = horse tribes) (Hi-yanians = Ionian sea) Hi = horse, singular. Hiyan = plural. Pa = chief. Ira = earth. Yavan or hiyan = swift horse http://www.topix.com/forum/world/macedonia/T9FAJA0KSVDO5D1SQ Western Europeans used the term Greeks and the Persians and the Turks used the term Yunans, i.e. Ionians. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_portal
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