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ὄσσα 1

1.a rumour, Lat. fama, which, from its origin being unknown, was held divine, a word voiced abroad, ὄσσα ἐκ Διός Od.; personified as messenger of Zeus, Hom.
2.generally, a voice, Hes.
3.still more generally, a sound, of the harp, Hhymn.; the din of battle, Hes. ominous voice, prophecy, warning, Pind.

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