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Laodice

[ley-od-uh-see]
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  1. (in the Iliad) a daughter of Priam and Hecuba who chose to be swallowed up by the earth rather than live as a Greek concubine.
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Historical Examples

  • He took to wife a woman of the house of Battus, by name Laodice.

    The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)

    Max Duncker

  • Laodice half rose as she read them and pressed her hands together.

    The City of Delight

    Elizabeth Miller

  • "You would have been in less peril to have ridden alone," Laodice sighed.

    The City of Delight

    Elizabeth Miller

  • Laodice held him fast only for a moment, when it seemed that she was wrenched away.

    The City of Delight

    Elizabeth Miller

  • Laodice refused to raise her head to listen to them and they turned to the old man.

    The City of Delight

    Elizabeth Miller