The·ban a. Of or pertaining to Thebes.
Theban year Anc. Chron., the Egyptian year of 365 days and 6 hours. --J. Bryant.
The·ban, n. A native or inhabitant of Thebes; also, a wise man.
I'll talk a word with this same learned Theban. --Shak.
n : an inhabitant of ancient Thebes