- Classical Mythology. an epithet of Athena referring to a sanctuary built in her honor by Aleus.
- an ancient city on the E border of Arcadia, near Argolis.
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Alea and her female attendants were by this time able to come on deck.
We now set off with Alea and her friends through the woods to the other side of the island.
Alea, a warrior who invented dice at the siege of Troy; at least so Isidore of Seville says.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1
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Alea, as the daughter of the king, they treated with even more consideration than Vihala.
Alea was on the other side of the island when we arrived, so that we had been on shore some time before she appeared.