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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a princess turned to stone for scorning the love of a commoner.
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  • The cliff of Leucas knew no distinction of sex, and Sappho can be set against Anaxarete.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1

    George Saintsbury