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Pactolus

The golden sands of the Pactolus. The gold found in the Pactolian sands was from the mines of Mount Tmolus; but the supply ceased at the commencement of the Christian era. (See Midas.) Now called Bagouly.

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