/ (ˈɒmfəˌliː) /
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Greek myth a queen of Lydia, whom Hercules was required to serve as a slave to atone for the murder of Iphitus
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Words nearby Omphale
omophagia, omophorion, Omotic, OMOV, omphacite, Omphale, omphalos, omphaloskepsis, Omri, OMS, Omsk
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How to use Omphale in a sentence
He was purchased by the Queen of Lydia, Omphale, and remained in her service three years.
A thread from the distaff of Omphale may be stronger than the club of Hercules.
After Omphale, Tylon reigned, who died from the bite of a snake, but was again restored to life by a marvellous herb.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)|Max Duncker
But in time they came to a country in Asia called Lydia, which was then ruled by a queen whose name was Omphale.Gods and Heroes|R. E. Francillon
He never regretted it, though history has affected to regard it as illicit, and Aspasia as Omphale.