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ὁμιλία 1 ὁμιλέω

I.a being together, communion, intercourse, converse, company, Lat. commercium, Aesch., etc.:— ὁμ. τινός communion or intercourse with one, Hdt.; πρός τινα Soph., etc.; τοὺς ἀξίους δὲ τῆς ἐμῆς ὁμιλίας those who are worthy of my society, Ar.; ὁμ. χθονός intercourse with a country, Eur.; πολιτεία καὶ ὁμ. public and private life, Thuc.:—also in pl., Ἑλληνικαὶ ὁμιλίαι association with Greeks, Hdt.; αἱ συγγενεῖς ὁμιλίαι intercourse with kinsfolk, Eur.
2.sexual intercourse, Hdt., Xen., etc.
3.instruction, Xen.:—later, a homily, sermon. association, company, Hdt., Aesch.:—in collect. sense, fellow-sojourners, Aesch.; ναὸς ὁμ. ship- mates, Soph.

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