“The uprising has been a big challenge for us…really, the situation is awful,” said lamia Assem, director of marketing.
On the very next day Antipater came up, bringing the troops from lamia, and took command of the defeated army.
lamia can separate the elements and give beauty and pleasure unalloyed.
In lamia he shows a very much greater sense of proportion and power of selection than in his earlier work.
Ceres was the goddess of harvest, the mother of Proserpine (lamia, i. 63, note).
The more recent poets admit it in single cases: said: vnishd Keats, lamia, p. 202.
From the way the Space Scourge and lamia people laughed, it evidently was.
The species of the genus Dorcadion separated from lamia are discovered to live upon the roots of grass.
Suppose Dunnan comes and finds nobody here but Spasso and the lamia?
The lamian war, so called from the siege of lamia, in which Leosthenes perished.
late 14c., from Latin lamia, from Greek lamia "female vampire," literally "swallower, lecher," from laimos "throat, gullet." Probably cognate with Latin lemures "spirits of the dead" (see lemur). Used in early translations of the Bible for screech owls and sea monsters. Sometimes also, apparently, mermaids.
Also kynde erreþ in som beestes wondirliche j-schape, as it fareþ in a beest þat hatte lamia, þat haþ an heed as a mayde & body as a grym fissche[;] whan þat best lamya may fynde ony man, first a flatereþ wiþ hym with a wommannes face and makeþ hym ligge by here while he may dure, & whanne he may noferþere suffice to here lecherye þanne he rendeþ hym and sleþ and eteþ hym. [John of Trevisa, translation of Bartholomew de Glanville's "De proprietatibus rerum," 1398]