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στροφ-άς , άδος, , , (στρέφω)
A.turning round, revolving, circling, of the constellations, ἄρκτου στροφάδες κέλευθοι the Bear's circling paths, S.Tr.131 (lyr.), cf. D.P.594; στροφάδεσσιν ἀέλλαις whirl-winds, Orph.A.677; of cranes on their return, Arat.1032; of fish, “στροφάδες παρὰ πέτρηνNumen. ap. Ath.7.319b; of worms, Hsch.
II. Στροφάδες (sc. νῆσοι), αἱ, the Drifting Isles, a group not far from Zacynthus, supposed to have been once floating, Apollod.1.9.21, Str. 8.4.2, St.Byz.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 1.9.21
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 131
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.4.2
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