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Meaning of Amphitryon 38*

Am•phit•ry•on

Pronunciation: (am-fi'trē-un), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. the husband of the virtuous Alcmene, whom Zeus seduced by assuming the form of Amphitryon, resulting in the birth of Hercules.
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