Leander definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A youth which loved Hero and drowned during one of his true nightly swims throughout the Hellespont to-be along with her.
    • (Greek mythology) a youth beloved of Hero which drowned in a storm in Hellespont using one of their nightly visits to see the woman
  • proper-noun:
    • The lover of Hero just who swam each night throughout the Hellespont to meet up with the girl, and finally was drowned.
    • A male provided title, also of a Spanish sixth century saint.

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