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 Am’mon.Am’monites (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ammonian Horn (The),
 
the cornucopia. It was in reality a tract of very fertile land, in the shape of a ram’s horn, given by Ammon, King of Libya, to his mistress, Amaltha (q.v.) (the mother of Bacchus).   1
 


 Am’mon.Am’monites (3 syl.). 

 
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