Jason


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Ja·son

 (jā′sən)
n. Greek Mythology
The husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who went in quest of the Golden Fleece.

Jason

(ˈdʒeɪsən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the hero who led the Argonauts in quest of the Golden Fleece. He became the husband of Medea, whom he later abandoned for Glauce

Ja•son

(ˈdʒeɪ sən)

n.
a legendary Greek hero, the leader of the Argonauts, who retrieved the Golden Fleece from King Aeëtes of Colchis with the help of Medea.
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Noun1.Jason - (Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden FleeceJason - (Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece
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Translations
Jason
Iaszón
Jazon
Jason

Jason

nJason m

Jason

[ˈdʒeɪsn] nGiasone m
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The only vessel that ever sailed and got through, was the famous Argo on her way from the house of Aetes, and she too would have gone against these great rocks, only that Juno piloted her past them for the love she bore to Jason.
As he entered the city, he heard the inhabitants talking at the street corners, and saying that Hercules was brave, and Jason too, and Castor and Pollux likewise, but that Theseus, the son of their own king, would turn out as great a hero as the best of them.
The son of Jason freighted them with ten thousand measures of wine, which he sent specially to the sons of Atreus, Agamemnon and Menelaus.
Oh, that don't make no odds," said Jason, wringing the wet from his beard.
I dunno who you be, but I'll come," said Jason, submissively.
Got Jason aboard here," Disko answered, but his voice quavered.
Well, consolin' Jason there held him up a piece, same's shorin' up a boat.
Jason was tur'ble praoud of his boy, an' I mistrusted all along 'twas a jedgment on worshippin' vain idols.
For which reason Jason declared that was he deprived of his kingdom he should pine away with regret, as not knowing how to live a private man.
Of other modern poets I have read some things of William Morris, like the "Life and Death of Jason," the "Story of Gudrun," and the "Trial of Guinevere," with a pleasure little less than passionate, and I have equally liked certain pieces of Dante Rossetti.
My grandfather, Jason Whitney, came around the Horn and took part in the raising of the Bear Flag at Sonoma.
In reading stories Jason Rezaian wrote, we want to make crystal clear that he is a journalist who is being unjustly detained," said National Press Club President John Hughes, who began the reading and will wrap up the event at 7 a.