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Definitions of Ogygian

  1. Of or pertaining to Ogyges, a mythical king of ancient Attica, or to a great deluge in Attica in his days; hence, primeval; of obscure antiquity. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Pert. To ogyges, supposed to have flourished from 1770 to 1800 B.C.; a name given to a great deluge in the fabulous history of Greece; applied to anything dark, obscure, or of doubtful origin. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Ogygian

  1. Weary and wet the Ogygian shores I gain, When the tenth sun descended to the main. – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
  2. More sad and more despairing than Ulysses on the Ogygian shore, he too wasted away with home- sickness. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
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