Pierian Spring


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Pierian Spring

n.
1. Greek Mythology A spring in Macedonia, sacred to the Muses.
2. A source of inspiration.

[From Latin Pīerius, sacred to the Muses, from Greek Pīeriā, a region of Macedonia; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.]

Pierian Spring

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) a sacred fountain in Pieria, in Greece, fabled to inspire those who drank from it
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