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  1. an ancient city in W Greece, in Aetolia.
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Related formsCal·y·do·ni·an [kal-i-doh-nee-uh n, -dohn-yuh n] /ˌkæl ɪˈdoʊ ni ən, -ˈdoʊn yən/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Many years the happy pair abode in Calydon, and children were born to them.

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  • In Calydon, young and old, noble and serf, were all lamenting.

  • The story is exquisitely told by Swinburne in Atalanta in Calydon.

  • Driven from Calydon for homicide, he goes with Deianeira to Trachis.

  • Meleager was the son of Œneus and Althea, king and queen of Calydon.

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