Definition of Paralian in English:

Paralian

Pronunciation /pəˈrɑːlɪən/ /pəˈralɪən/

noun

rare
  • A person who lives by the sea; specifically (in ancient Greece) a member of a people living on the coast near Athens in the 6th century.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Duke of Wharton (1698–1731), rake and politician. From ancient Greek Παράλιος a member of a people living on the coast of Attica (usually as plural, Παράλιοι), use as noun of masculine singular of παράλιος (adjective) by the sea, maritime (from παρα- + ἁλ-, ἅλς sea + -ιος, suffix forming adjectives) + -an.