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Damon

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪmən
 
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Definition of Damon in English:

A legendary Syracusan of the 4th century bc whose friend Pythias (also called Phintias) was sentenced to death by Dionysius I. Damon stood bail for Pythias, who returned just in time to save him, and was himself reprieved.

Words that rhyme with Damon

Bremen, caiman, Eamon, layman, laymen, stamen

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