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An ancient city of Greece on the northeast coast of the Peloponnesus. Its temple of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, was renowned for its magnificent sculpture.
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(ˌɛpɪˈdɔːrəs; Greek ɛˈpiðavrɔs)
(Placename) an ancient port in Greece, in the NE Peloponnese, in Argolis on the Saronic Gulf
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(ˌɛp ɪˈdɔr əs)

an ancient town in S Greece, in Argolis: sanctuary of Asclepius; outdoor theater.
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