Meaning of Laodice

La•od•i•ce

Pronunciation: (lā-od'u-sē"), [key]
— n.
  1. (in the Iliad) a daughter of Priam and Hecuba who chose to be swallowed up by the earth rather than live as a Greek concubine.
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