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Hippolytus

Line breaks: Hip|poly¦tus
Pronunciation: /hɪˈpɒlɪtəs
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Hippolytus in English:

The son of Theseus, banished and cursed by his father after being accused by Phaedra of rape. He was killed when a sea monster, sent by Poseidon in response to the curse, frightened his horses as he drove his chariot along a seashore.

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