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 Diome’ds or Diomd.Dionys’ius (the younger), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dio’ne (3 syl.).
 
Venus, who sprang from the froth of the sea, after the multilated body of U’ranus (the sky) had been thrown there by Saturn.
       
“So young Dion, nursed beneath the waves,
And rocked by Nereids in their coral caves … .
Lisped her sweet tones, and tried her tender smiles.”
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Darwin: Economy of Vegetation, ii.
 


 Diome’ds or Diomd.Dionys’ius (the younger), 

 
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