Icarian Sea


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Icarian Sea

n
(Placename) the part of the Aegean Sea between the islands of Patmos and Leros and the coast of Asia Minor, where, according to legend, Icarus fell into the sea
References in classic literature ?
Let our lakes receive as true names at least as the Icarian Sea, where "still the shore" a "brave attempt resounds."
They surged to and fro like the waves of the Icarian Sea, when the east and south winds break from heaven's clouds to lash them; or as when the west wind sweeps over a field of corn and the ears bow beneath the blast, even so were they swayed as they flew with loud cries towards the ships, and the dust from under their feet rose heavenward.