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n. Greek Mythology
A goddess who turned Odysseus's men temporarily into swine but later gave him directions for their journey home.
Cir′ce·an (sûr′sē-ən, sər-sē′ən) adj.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth an enchantress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine
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an enchantress of Greek myth who turned Odysseus' companions into swine.
Cir•ce•an (sərˈsi ən) adj.
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|Noun||1.||Circe - (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
sorceress - a woman sorcerer
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Circe[ˈsɜːsɪ] n → Circe f
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