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damon and pythias meaning and definition

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Definition of Damon and Pythias (noun)

  1. (Greek mythology) according to a Greek legend: when Pythias was sentenced to be executed Damon took his place to allow Pythias to get his affairs in order; when Pythias returned in time to save Damon the king was so impressed that he let them both live
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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