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Leander

(lēăn`dər): see herohero,
in Greek religion, famous person, who after his death, was worshiped as quasi-divine. The heroes might be actual great men and women, real or imaginary ancestors, or "faded" gods and goddesses (i.e., ancient gods who for some reason were demoted to human status).
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, in Greek mythology.
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Leander

swims the mile-wide Hellespont every night to court Hero. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 432]
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