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Meaning of Bacchae

Bac•chae

Pronunciation: (bak'ē), [key]
— n.pl. Class. Myth.
  1. the female attendants of Bacchus.
  2. the priestesses of Bacchus.
  3. the women who took part in the Bacchanalia.
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