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Seven Sleepers

Syllabification: Sev·en Sleep·ers

Definition of Seven Sleepers in English:

(In early Christian legend) seven noble Christian youths of Ephesus who fell asleep in a cave while fleeing from persecution by the Roman emperor Decius (c.250 AD) and awoke 187 years later.

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