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  1. Greek myth a daughter of Alcinous, king of the Phaeacians, who assisted the shipwrecked Odysseus after discovering him on a beach
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Examples from the Web for nausicaä

Historical Examples of nausicaä

  • To judge by Nausicaa, their breeding must have been exquisite.

    Short Studies on Great Subjects

    James Anthony Froude

  • Possibly in Ariadne may be a little hint for Nausicaa, saying, Beware.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider

  • And on the shore—but any young girl is a Nausicaa on any shore.

    A Case in Camera

    Oliver Onions

  • As he left the bath he met Nausicaa, standing at the entrance of the hall.

  • Nausicaa,” said Mr. Archer at last, “I find you like Nausicaa.