Jason

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Ja·son

 (jā′sən)
n. Greek Mythology
The husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who went in quest of the Golden Fleece.
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Jason

(ˈdʒeɪsən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the hero who led the Argonauts in quest of the Golden Fleece. He became the husband of Medea, whom he later abandoned for Glauce
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Ja•son

(ˈdʒeɪ sən)

n.
a legendary Greek hero, the leader of the Argonauts, who retrieved the Golden Fleece from King Aeëtes of Colchis with the help of Medea.
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Noun1.Jason - (Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden FleeceJason - (Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Translations
Jason
Iaszón
Jazon
Jason

Jason

nJason m
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Jason

[ˈdʒeɪsn] nGiasone m
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The magnificent story of Jason and the Golden Fleece is the ultimate coming of age story.
Bassanio's familiar speech to Antonio in the opening scene, in which he praises Portia's "value" and her "worth," makes the first allusion in the play to the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece:
GODS, magic and fantastic creatures abound in a new version of Greek myth Jason and the Golden Fleece. The play has been specially written for Warwick-based Playbox Theatre by Toby Quash and features 60 young performers including Charlie Samuda, from Stratford, as Jason, and Sarah Bell, from Kenilworth, as Medea.