[ uh-dras-tuh s ]
/ əˈdræs təs /
noun Classical Mythology.
a king of Argos and leader of the Seven against Thebes.
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Example sentences from the Web for adrastos
Ari'on, the wonderful horse which Herculês gave to Adrastos.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Adrastos, the objectionable hero, was left to dwindle and die.
Very adroitly he brought in from Thebes another hero as rival to Adrastos.
British Dictionary definitions for adrastos
/ (əˈdræstəs) /
Greek myth a king of Argos and leader of the Seven against Thebes of whom he was the sole survivor
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