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Laocoon

Syllabification: La·oc·o·on
Pronunciation: /lāˈäkōˌän
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Laocoon in English:

A Trojan priest who, with his two sons, was crushed to death by two great sea serpents as a penalty for warning the Trojans against drawing the wooden horse of the Greeks into Troy.

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