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Calauri'a

Pro Delo Calauria (Ovid: Metamorphoses, vii. 384). Calauria was an island in the Sinus Saronicus which Latona gave to Neptune in exchange for Delos. A quid pro quo.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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