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Linus

[lahy-nuh s] /ˈlaɪ nəs/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 76? pope 67?–76?.
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Linus

in Greek mythology, the personification of lamentation; the name derives from the ritual cry ailinon, the refrain of a dirge. Two principal stories, associated with Argos and Thebes, respectively, arose to explain the origin of the lament

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