Lamia

• (n.) A monster capable of assuming a woman`s form, who was said to devour human beings or suck their blood; a vampire; a sorceress; a witch.
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Lamia

(from the article `Keats, John`) ...of youthful lovers. Written in Spenserian stanzas, the poem presents its theme with unrivaled delicacy but displays no marked intellectual advance ...
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Lamia

[Basque mythology] The lamia (plural: lamiak) is a siren- or nereid-like creature in Basque mythology. Lamiak, laminak or amilamiak live in the river. They are very beautiful, and stay at the shore combing their long hair with a golden comb; they easily charm men. They have duck feet. In coastal areas, some believed that there were itsaslam...
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Lamia

[city] Lamia (Λαμία, Lamía, pron) is a city in central Greece. The city dates back to antiquity, and is today the capital of the regional unit of Phthiotis and of the Central Greece region (comprising five regional units). ==Name== One account says that the city was named after the mythological figure of Lamia, the daughter of Poseido...
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Lamia

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the lamia is a type of fictional monster. The lamia was formerly portrayed in the game as a creature with the lower body of a lion, and the upper torso, arms, and head of a human female. A less common type of lamia, the lamia noble, was depicted as having the lower bo...
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Lamia

[given name] Lamia is a feminine given name of Arabic origin meaning `shining` or `radiant.` The Bosnian form of name is Lamija. Lamija was the most popular name for newborn girls in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2012. ...
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Lamia

La'mi·a noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] (Class. Myth.) A monster capable of assuming a woman's form, who was said to devour human beings or suck their blood; a vampire; a sorceress; a witch.
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Lamia

a female half-serpent spirit that feeds on the blood of young men or children. The first Lamia?s children with Zeus were destroyed by Hera; Lamia went mad and began eating other children. Zeus gave her the gift of prophecy.
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Lamía

city of central Greece in the Sperkhiós River valley at the foot of the Óthris Mountains, near the Gulf of Euboea. It is the capital of the Fthiótis ...
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Lamia

in Classical mythology, a female daemon who devoured children. The ancient commentaries on Aristophanes` Peace say she was a queen of Libya who was ...
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Lamia

In classical mythology, the Lamia is one of a class of female monsters depicted with a snake's body and a woman's head and breasts. She occurs in various forms, generally as a daemon who devoured children, and in later myths as the queen of Libya who was beloved by Zeus and of whom Hera stole their children, in response to which Lamia killed every ...
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Lamia

In Greek mythology, queen of the Laestrygones in Libya. She was loved by Zeus whose jealous wife, Hera, robbed Lamia of her children. In revenge Lamia seized and killed every...
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Lamía

Lamía (lämē'ä, lā'mēu) , city (1991 pop. 44,084), capital of Fthiótis prefecture, E central Greece. It is a transportation hub and an agricultural center. Founded about the 5th cent. B.C., it was the chief city of the small region of Malis and develope...
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Lamia

Lamia (lā'mēu) , in Greek mythology, grief-crazed woman whose name was used to frighten children. Her own children were killed by Hera, who was jealous of Zeus' love for her; thereafter Lamia, out of envy for happy mothers, stole and killed the children of others. In later legend, th...
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Lamia

Lamia is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Lamia

Lamia is a genus of longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae).
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Lamia

Lamia is a Latin name for girls. The meaning is `with dark lips` The name Lamia is most commonly given to Walloon girls. (24 times more often than to American girls.)
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lamia

Latin, meaning: witch, vampire.
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lamia

witch, vampire.
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