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 Amphi’onAmphit’ryon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Amphitri’te (either 3 or 4 syl.).
 
The sea. In classic mythology, the wife of Neptune (Greek, amphi-trio for tribo, rubbing or wearing away [the shore] on all sides).   1
       
“His weary chariot sought the bowers
Of Amphitritë and her tending nymphs.”
       
Thomson: Summer. (1625–6).
 


 Amphi’onAmphit’ryon. 

 
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