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seven wise men of ancient Greece, Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales, who served their country as rulers, lawgivers, and advisers and who were reputed to have written many popular maxims.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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