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Lambro

was the father of Haidée. Major Lambro, the prototype, was head of the Russian piratical squadron in 1791. He contrived to escape when the rest were seized by the Algerines on the island of Zia. (Byron: Don Juan, iii. 26.)

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