[ am-fi-tree-uhn ]
/ æmˈfɪ tri ən /
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noun Classical Mythology.
the husband of the virtuous Alcmene, whom Zeus seduced by assuming the form of Amphitryon, resulting in the birth of Hercules.
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Words nearby Amphitryon
amphitricha, amphitrichate, Amphitrite, amphitropous, Amphitruo, Amphitryon, Amphitryon 38, amphiuma, amphogenic, ampholyte, ampholytic
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How to use Amphitryon in a sentence
Around this Amphitryon recounting the story of his evil days the faces of his hearers expressed curiosity.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
Has not my master, Amphitryon, commanded me to come here to Alcmene his wife?
Do you wish me not to do my duty, and follow in Amphitryon's footsteps?
What did Amphitryon obtain as his share of all the plunder taken from our enemies?
Come, Amphitryon, you are joking in acting thus: you ought to be ashamed of it.
British Dictionary definitions for Amphitryon
/ (æmˈfɪtrɪən) /
Greek myth the grandson of Perseus and husband of Alcmene
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