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Cressida

Syllabification: Cres·si·da
Pronunciation: /ˈkresədə
 
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Definition of Cressida in English:

(In medieval legends of the Trojan War) the daughter of Calchas, a priest. She was unfaithful to her lover Troilus, a son of Priam.

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