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    pythias

    pythias - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pythias

    Definition
    (noun) friend of Damon; Phintias (according to legend) was condemned to death by Dionysius the Elder and asked a respite to put his affairs in order; Damon pledged his life for the return of his friend; when Phintias returned in time the tyrant released them both (4th century BC)
    Synonyms : phintias
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