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LEGAE (Λῆγαι, Strab. xi. p.503; Λῆγες, Plut. Pomp. 35), a people on the shores of the Caspian, situated between Albania and the Amazones, and belonging to the Scythian stock. (Theophanes, ap. Strab. l.c.) The name survives, it has been conjectured, in the modern Lesghi, the inhabitants of the E. region of Caucasus. (Comp. Potocki, Voyage dans les Steps d'Astrakhan, vol. i. p. 239.)


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