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Syllabification: Hes·per·i·des
Pronunciation: /heˈsperəˌdēz
Greek Mythology
A group of nymphs who were guardians, with the aid of a watchful dragon, of a tree of golden apples in a garden located beyond the Atlas Mountains at the western border of Oceanus, the river encircling the world. One of the labors of Hercules was to fetch the golden apples.

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