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ῥίον [ι^], τό,
A.any jutting part of a mountain, whether upwards or forwards; hence,
2. headland, Od.3.295; hence as pr. name of several places, esp. . Μολυκρικόν and . Ἀχαϊκόν at the mouth of the gulf of Corinth, Th.2.86 (cf. 84).
3. later, bay formed by a foreland, Ael.NA15.3. (Perh. akin to ῥίς, cf. Ness, Naze with nose.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.154
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.191
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 139
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.25
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.295
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.86
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 15.3
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