Damon


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Da·mon

 (dā′mən)
n.
A legendary figure who, out of devotion, pledged his life as a guarantee that his condemned friend Pythias would return to face execution. Both were subsequently pardoned.

Damon

(ˈdeɪmən)
n
(Biography) Matt. born 1970, US film actor and screenwriter. His films include Good Will Hunting (1997, which he co-wrote), Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Talented Mr Ripley (1999) and, from 2002, the Bourne series
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Noun1.Damon - the friend of Phintias who pledged his life that Phintias would return (4th century BC)
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Wakefield Damon, who had a curious habit of "blessing" everything that happened to strike his fancy.
Damon, living in a neighboring town, was a frequent visitor in the Swift home.
And there rises up before me all that was there foreshadowed, and I see visions of Damon and Pythias, of life-saving crews and Red Cross nurses, of martyrs and leaders of forlorn hopes, of Father Damien, and of the Christ himself, and of all the men of earth, mighty of stature, whose strength may trace back to the elemental loins of Lop-Ear and Big-Tooth and other dim denizens of the Younger World.
Then, I said, we must take Damon into our counsels; and he will tell us what rhythms are expressive of meanness, or insolence, or fury, or other unworthiness, and what are to be reserved for the expression of opposite feelings.
Damon Mellor has joined the Dewsbury company as head of development following five years working as a senior web developer.
[USA], Aug 6 (ANI): Hollywood actor Matt Damon just got himself inked with tattoos dedicated to his four daughters.
Nearly 25 years since he turned his eye to the British condition on Blur's Parklife, Damon Albarn returns to the ever-shifting subject with 'supergroup' The Good, The Bad and The Queen.