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Aegyptus

/ (iːˈdʒɪptəs) /
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noun
Greek myth a king of Egypt and twin brother of Danaüs
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How to use Aegyptus in a sentence

  • The story referred to is that of the fifty daughters of Danaus, who were married to the fifty sons of Aegyptus, their cousins.

  • There is a certain Nysa, a mountain most high and richly grown with woods, far off in Phoenice, near the streams of Aegyptus.

  • The King of Argos after consultation with his people decides to admit the fugitives and to secure them from Aegyptus' violence.

  • And the sons of Aegyptus willed to take the daughters of Danaus in marriage.

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