from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The Corinthian hero who, with the aid of the winged horse Pegasus, slew the Chimera.
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- n. A genus of fossil univalve shells, believed to belong to the Heteropoda, peculiar to the Paleozoic age.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An extinct genus of gastropods, typical of the family Bellerophontidæ.
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- n. (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)
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He was taken to England on board a British man-of-war called the Bellerophon, but he was not allowed to land.
The Bellerophon was the second ship in the British line, next after the Caesar.
The Bellerophon was the second ship in the British line, next after the
Upon the arrival of despatches from London the 'Bellerophon' got under weigh for
On the return of Bonaparte from the Superb to the 'Bellerophon' the latter ship was got under weigh and made sail for England.
On the 7th of August Bonaparte, with the suite he had selected, was transferred from the 'Bellerophon' to the 'Northumberland'.
A captain's guard was turned out, and as Napoleon left the 'Bellerophon' the marines presented arms, and the drum was beaten as usual in saluting a general officer.
Gourgaud was obliged to return to the 'Bellerophon', not having been suffered to go on shore to deliver the letter from Bonaparte to the
The English ship 'Bellerophon' then anchored in the Basque roads, within sight of the French vessels of war.
Second abdication of Napoleon -- He retires to Rochefort, negotiates with Captain Maitland, and finally embarks in the 'Bellerophon'.