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Lo·re·lei

 (lôr′ə-lī′)
n.
A siren of Germanic legend whose singing lures sailors to shipwreck.

Lorelei

(ˈlɒrəˌlaɪ)
n
(European Myth & Legend) (in German legend) a siren, said to dwell on a rock at the edge of the Rhine south of Koblenz, who lures boatmen to destruction
[C19: from German Lurlei name of the rock; from a poem by Clemens Brentano (1778–1842)]

Lor•e•lei

(ˈlɔr əˌlaɪ)

n.
a nymph of the Rhine whose singing lured sailors to shipwreck on a rock.
[< German]
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es probable tambien que conociese parte de la tradicion literaria existente sobre dicho tema, una tradicion que se dilata en la literatura espanola desde una historia incluida en El caballero Cifar hasta el poema "La fuente de la Mora" de Quintana y que esta presente en variadas obras extranjeras, como la Ondine de La Motte-Fouque (1811), Lore Lay de Brentano (1801), Lorelei de Heine (1824), Das Kathchen von Heilbronn (1808) de Kleist, por no mencionar las adaptaciones a operas del tema de Loreley debidas a Lachner (1846) y Wallace (1850) o de la opera de Hoffmann titulada, precisamente, La Ondina (1814).
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