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 Lisbo’a or Lis’boa.Lismaha’go (Captain), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lisbon.
 
A corruption of ’Ulyssippo (Ulysses’ polis or city). Said by some to have been founded by Lusus, who visited Portugal with Ulysses, whence “Lusitania” (q.v.); and by others to have been founded by Ulysses himself This is Camoens’ version. (See above.)   1
 


 Lisbo’a or Lis’boa.Lismaha’go (Captain), 

 
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