Atlantides


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Noun1.Atlantides - (Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
nymph - (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; "the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"
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The region thus engulfed was beyond Europe, Asia, and Lybia, beyond the columns of Hercules, where those powerful people, the Atlantides, lived, against whom the first wars of ancient Greeks were waged.
These stars, which total fourteen, are known as the Atlantides, the daughters of Atlas associated by Blake with the twelve daughters of Albion, for Blake's Albion (like Atlas) is "patriarch of the Atlantic Continent" (VLJ, E 588).