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λα_ο-φόρος and λεωφόρος , ον,
A.bearing people, λαοφόρον καθ᾽ ὁδόν on a highway, thoroughfare, Il.15.682; “λαοφόρου ἐπέβησαν . . κελεύθουTheoc.25.155; ὑπὲρ τῶν μάλιστα λεωφόρων (v.l. λαοφ-) πυλέων over the gates of greatest thoroughfare, Hdt.1.187.
2. Subst., λ. (sc. ὁδός), , highway, “τὰς λεωφόρους μὴ βαδίζεινPythag. ap. Porph.VP42, Ael.VH4.17, cf. Iamb.Protr. 21.δ́, D.L.8.17; “λεωφόρους πρὸς ἐκτροπάςE.Rh.881 (λαοφ- codd.; λεωφόρου from the highway, cj. Vater); “τῶν ἐκ τῆς χώρας λ. εἰς τὴν πόλιν . . τεταμένωνPl.Lg.763c, cf. Ph.1.16, Paus.9.2.2, Jul.Or.6.184d, 7.225c, and v. λεώβατος.
II. λεωφόρος, , = πόρνη, Anacr.157. [λεω- as monosyll. in E.l.c.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 881
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.187
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.682
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.2.2
    • Plato, Laws, 763c
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 4.17
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