[ lem-yuh-rey-lee-uh, -reyl-yuh ]
/ ˌlɛm yəˈreɪ li ə, -ˈreɪl yə /
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noun (sometimes used with a plural verb)
the annual festival in ancient Rome in which the lemures were exorcised from houses.
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Also Le·mu·ri·a [le-myoor-ee-uh]. /lɛˈmyʊər i ə/.
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They were so feared that a festival, called the Lemuralia, was celebrated in order to propitiate them.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens