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Megara

[ meg-er-uh ]
/ ˈmɛg ər ə /
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noun
a city in ancient Greece: the chief city of Megaris.
Classical Mythology. a daughter of Creon whose children were slain by her husband, Hercules, in a fit of madness.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Megara

Me·gar·i·an, Me·gar·e·an [mjuh-gar-ee-uhn, me‐], /mdʒəˈgær i ən, mɛ‐/, Me·gar·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Megara

Megara
/ (ˈmɛɡərə) /

noun
a town in E central Greece: an ancient trading city, founding many colonies in the 7th and 8th centuries bc. Pop: (municipality): 27 252 (2001)
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