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kraken

a legendary sea monster of gigantic size believed to dwell off the coast of Norway
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Kraken

giant snakelike sea creature. [Dan. Folklore: Merca tante, 194–195]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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