noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for ladon
The eleventh labour was the fetching of the golden apples, guarded by the dragon Ladon, from the garden of the Hesperides.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
The dragon Ladon was not able to defend the apples of Hesperides against Hercules.Minor Poems by Milton|John Milton
Demeter, at first enraged, afterwards calmed down, and washed herself in the river Ladon by way of purification.
He pursued and she begged aid of certain nymphs who lived in a houseboat on the river Ladon.The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1|Rupert Hughes
While performing this labor he had a terrible struggle with Ladon, and some accounts say that he killed the monster.A History of Art for Beginners and Students|Clara Erskine Clement