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I.a spectator, Theogn., Aesch., etc.; θ. εἰκάδων viewing the festivals or present at them, Eur. ambassador sent to consult an oracle or to present an offering, Soph., ap. Dem. The Athenians sent θεωροί to Delphi, to Delos, and to the four great games, the Olympian, Pythian, Nemean and Isthmian.
Derived in first sense from θεάομαι; in second perh. from θεός, ὤρα, cura.

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