Thaïs

[ they-is ]
/ ˈθeɪ ɪs /

noun

flourished late 4th century b.c., Athenian courtesan: mistress of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy I.

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Thaïs
/ (ˈθeɪɪs) /

noun

4th-century bc Athenian courtesan; mistress of Alexander the Great
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