[ lem-yuh-rey-lee-uh, -reyl-yuh ]

noun(sometimes used with a plural verb)
  1. the annual festival in ancient Rome in which the lemures, or family ghosts, were exorcised from houses.

  • Also called Lemuria [le-myoor-ee-uh] /lɛˈmyʊər i ə/ .

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