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gurges , ĭtis, m. v. gula; and cf. βάραθρον, vorago,
I.a raging abyss, whirlpool, gulf (syn.: vorago, barathrum).
II. Transf.
A. In gen., waters, stream, sea (poet.): “fessos jam gurgite Phoebus Ibero Tingat equos,Verg. A. 11, 913: “Euboicus,Ov. M. 9, 227: “Carpathius,Verg. G. 4, 387: “Atlanteus,Stat. Ach. 1, 223: “Tusci,id. S. 4, 5, 4: “gurgite ab alto,Verg. A. 6, 310; 7, 704: “Herculeus,” i. e. the Atlantic, beyond Gibraltar, Juv. 14, 280.—
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