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Periander

[per-ee-an-der]
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noun
  1. died 585 b.c., tyrant of Corinth.
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Examples from the Web for periander

Historical Examples

  • Periander knit his brows, and looked daggers at his courtiers.

    Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846

    Various

  • For this cause it was that Periander took vengeance on those of Corcyra.

  • Said Periander, "Hesiod might as well have kept his breath to cool his pottage."

    Familiar Quotations

    John Bartlett

  • The messenger returned to Periander, and related what had occurred.

    Darius the Great

    Jacob Abbott

  • Periander has gained new honors by this admirable piece of work.

    Aurelian

    William Ware