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λι^μήν , ένσς, ,
A.harbour, Il.1.432 (here distd. fr. ὅρμος, mooringplace), al., Pl.Ti.25a, etc.; Κανθάρου λ. a dockyard in the Piraeus, with a pun on κάνθαρος just above, Ar.Pax145 (ubi v. Sch.): freq. in pl., “λιμένες νηῶν ὀχοίOd.5.404; “λιμένες δ᾽ ἔνι ναύλοχοι αὐτῇ4.846; “λιμένες τε πάνορμοι13.195, cf. S.Ph.936, etc.: c. gen. objecti, λιμένες θαλάσσης havens of refuge from the sea, Od.5.418, cf. Hes.Sc. 207.
2. gathering-place, receptacle, “πλούτου λ.A.Pers.250; “μέγαςE.Or.1077; “παντὸς οἰωνοῦ λ.S.Ant.1000; Ἅιδου λ. harbour of death, ib.1284 (lyr.); “ξείνων αἰδοῖοι λιμένεςEmp.112.3; βοῆς τῆς σῆς ποῖος οὐκ ἔσται λ.; what place shall not harbour (i.e. receive) thy cry? S.OT420.
III. = ἀγορά in Thessaly and Paphos, IG9(2).517.42 (Larissa), Gal.Thras.32, D.Chr.11.23 (interpol.).
IV. the source of birth, womb, Emp.98.3, S.OT1208 (lyr.).
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