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trophonian cave

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. the cave of the oracle of Zeus Trophonius at Lebadeia, which inspired such awe that those who entered were said never to smile again; hence, a grave and serious person is said to have visited the cave of Trophonius.

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