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[loo-kuh s]
  1. Levkas.
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Examples from the Web for leucas

Historical Examples

  • This rock is a promontory on the island of Leucas, upon which was a temple to Apollo.

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  • No alteration was made in their situation, only Leucas was disunited from their council.

  • The cliff of Leucas knew no distinction of sex, and Sappho can be set against Anaxarete.

  • It has already been remarked that an ox was sacrificed to flies near the temple of Apollo in Leucas.

  • There is enough of heart-devouring passion in Sappho's own verse without the legends of Phaon and the cliff of Leucas.

British Dictionary definitions for leucas


  1. a variant spelling of Leukas
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