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αὐλών , ῶνος, , also S.Fr.549, Ar.Av.244, Carc.1, Philostr.Im. 2.6:—
A.hollow between hills or banks, defile, glen, h.Merc.95, Hdt.7.128,129, Ar.l.c. (lyr.); expld. as οἱ στενοὶ καὶ ἐπιμήκεις ποταμοί Sch. Il.Oxy.221 xiv 19.
2. channel, trench, A.Fr.167A, Hdt.2.100,127, X.An.2.3.10.
3. strait,ΜαιωτικόςA.Pr.731; πόντιαι αὐ. sea-straits, channels, S.Tr.100 (lyr.).
4. pipe, conduit, Pl.Ti.79a; metaph. of windpipe or duct, Arist.PA664a27, Gal.UP4.14.
5. furrow in an elephant's hide, Aret.SD2.13.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 731
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 244
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.100
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.128
    • Plato, Timaeus, 79a
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 2.3.10
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 549
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 100
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.13
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