Meaning of Daphnis and Chloe

Daph'nis and Chlo'e

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  1. two lovers in pastoral literature, esp. in a Greek romance attributed to Longus.
  2. (italics) a ballet (1912) with music by Maurice Ravel and scenario and choreography by Michel Fokine.
  3. (italics) either of two orchestral suites by Ravel based on the music of this ballet.
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