Symplegades: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sim-pleg'u-dēz"), [key]
— Class. Myth.
  1. a pair of rocky islands, at the entrance to the Black Sea, that often clashed together: Athena helped the Argonauts navigate them, after which they became fixed.
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