Oedipus Rex

Also called Oed·ipus Ty·ran·nus [ti-ran-uh s] /tɪˈræn əs/.
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Oedipus Rex

[(ed-uh-puhs, ee-duh-puhs reks)]

A tragedy by Sophocles that dramatizes the fall of Oedipus. (See underMythology and Folklore.”)

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