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O·dys·seus

 (ō-dĭs′yo͞os′, ō-dĭs′ē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
The king of Ithaca, a leader of the Greeks in the Trojan War, who reached home after ten years of wandering.

Odysseus

(əˈdiːsɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth one of the foremost of the Greek heroes at the siege of Troy, noted for his courage and ingenuity. His return to his kingdom of Ithaca was fraught with adventures in which he lost all his companions and he was acknowledged by his wife Penelope only after killing her suitors. Roman name: Ulysses

O•dys•se•us

(oʊˈdɪs i əs, oʊˈdɪs yus)

n.
a legendary king of Ithaca, one of the heroes of the Iliad and protagonist of the Odyssey.
Latin, Ulysses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Odysseus - (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek heroOdysseus - (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations
Odüsszeusz

Odysseus

[əˈdɪsjuːs] NOdiseo

Odysseus

[əˈdiːsɪəs] nUlisse
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Former BAC members Pio Kenneth Dasal, Lorenza Amores, Ulysess Orienza, Gerardo San Gabriel, and Mario Badillo; former BAC Secretariat members Giovanni Condes, Manolito Uyaco, Norman Flores, and Ralph Liberato were likewise charged.
BAC members Pio Kenneth Dasal, Lorenza Amores, Ulysess Orienza, Gerardo San Gabriel and Mario Badillo; BAC Secretariat members Giovanni Condes, Manolito Uyaco, Norman Flores and Ralph Liberato; Rodel Nayve of the BAC Technical Working Group; city accountants Leonila Querijero, Cecilio Lim III and Raydes Pestano; city cashier Nelia Barlis; Virginia Garcia of Infiniti Architectural Works; and Efren Canlas and Julius Ramos of Hilmarc's Construction Corporation.
12) Borges also derived the adjective "aburdeladas" from "burdel" to speak about Joyce's jokes ("Aburdeladas chacotas") in the chapter on the brothel in Ulysess (Inquisiciones 27).