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ὅμα^δ-ος , ,
A.noise, din, esp. of the confused voices of a number of men (coupled with δοῦπος, the tramp of men), Il.9.573, 23.234, Od.10.556 (nowh. else in Od.) ; also opp. the sound of flutes and pipes, “συρίγγων τ᾽ ἐνοπὴν ὅμαδόν τ᾽ ἀνθρώπωνIl.10.13, cf. Pi.N.6.38, Philyll.5 (lyr.) ; “. ἄλυρον ἔλεγονE.Hel.185 (lyr.) ; rarely of a tempest, Il.13.797.
II. noisy throng or mob of warriors, 7.307, 15.689, 17.380: metaph., “βίβλων .Pl.R.364e.
III. din of battle, Hes.Sc.155, 257 ; χάλκεον στονόεντ᾽ . . ὅμαδον the din of brazen war, Pi.I.8(7).27.—Ep. and Lyr., never in Trag., exc. in E. l. c. (lyr.), once in Pl.l.c.
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