American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The satellite of Neptune that is fifth in distance from the planet.
- From Ancient Greek Λάρισσα. (Wiktionary)
- After Larissa, daughter of Pelasgos (a member of the ruling family in Argos in Ancient Greece). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“X. X.nophon leads the Retreat of the Ten Thousand, 2; passes by the runs of Calah and Nineveh, which he calls Larissa and”
“Thessalian now called Larissa finds Lyta's deranged body and takes her into protective custody.”
“I was on the verge of calling Larissa to ask what I was missing.”
“There was a lady in there called Larissa, who is the great Stalin handwriting expert in the world.”
“The city, situated at the foot of Mount Ida, not far from the River Lethe, was first called Larissa, afterwards Cremnia, then Gortys, and finally Gortyna.”
“Replying upon this proof of his popularity, Philip's partisans invited Philocles, and during the night he seized a hill which commanded the city; the stronghold was called Larissa ..”
“When the ten thousand Greeks marched over this plain in their celebrated retreat, (404 B.C.) they found in one part, a ruined city called Larissa; and in connection with it, Xenophon, their leader and historian, describes what is now the pyramid of Nimroud.”
“Detective Inspector Matthew Gibbs told the trial on Monday that police had not been able to trace a cleaner called Larissa, who Mr Devine claimed had cleaned the flat for him.”
“[Sorry, I didn't get the date of that conference.] > At that meeting, the matter of the mail-in and provisional ballots and, more specifically, the "Larissa" decision of two years ago, which has a bearing upon mail-in and provisional ballots, were raised.”
“ps: my name is twice on the mr.link thing cause I forgot to put the blog name. if you can delete the one that only says "Larissa" its ok...”
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