from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Idalium, a mountain city in Cyprus, or to Venus, to whom it was sacred.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the ancient town of Idalia or Idalium in Cyprus, or to Aphrodite (Venus), to whom it was consecrated; inhabiting Idalia.
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All the rooms but one in this house were preoccupied, on the day of our visit, in consequence of which we were obliged to dine in the former little bed room of the queen, where, like the idalian goddess, she used to sleep in a suspended basket of roses.