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Hēro , ūs, f., = Ἡρώ.
I. A priestess of Aphrodite, in Sestos, beloved by Leander of Abydos, who repeatedly swam to her across the Hellespont, but at length was drowned, Ov. H. 18 and 19; id. Am. 2, 16, 31.—
B. Deriv.: Hērōus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Hero: “turres,Luc. 9, 955.—
II. One of the Danaïdes, Hyg. Fab. 170.—
III. A daughter of Priam, Hyg. Fab. 90.
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    • Ovid, Epistulae, 18
    • Lucan, Civil War, 9.955
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