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Daphnis and Chloe

noun
  1. two lovers in pastoral literature, especially in a Greek romance attributed to Longus.
  2. (italics) a ballet (1912) with music by Maurice Ravel and scenario and choreography by Michel Fokine.
  3. (italics) either of two orchestral suites by Ravel based on the music of this ballet.
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British Dictionary definitions for daphnis and chloe

Daphnis and Chloe

noun
  1. two lovers in pastoral literature, esp in a prose idyll attributed to the Greek writer Longus
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