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Aspasia

[ a-spey-shuh, -zhuh ]
/ æˈspeɪ ʃə, -ʒə /
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noun

c470–410 b.c., Athenian courtesan, mistress of Pericles.

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Aspasia
/ (əˈspeɪzɪə) /

noun

5th century bc, Greek courtesan; mistress of Pericles
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