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Nemea

[nee-mee-uh] /ˈni mi ə/
noun
1.
a valley in SE Greece, in ancient Argolis.
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Nemean
[ni-mee-uh n, nee-mee-] /nɪˈmi ən, ˈni mi-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Nemea

/nɪˈmiːə/
noun
1.
(in ancient Greece) a valley in N Argolis in the NE Peloponnese; site of the Nemean Games, a Panhellenic festival and athletic competition held every other year

Nemean

/nɪˈmiːən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the valley of Nemea in ancient Greece or its inhabitants
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Word Origin and History for nemean

Nemean

adj.

1580s, "pertaining to Nemea," a wooded valley in Argolis, especially in reference to the lion there, said to have been killed by Herakles. The place name is from Greek nemos "grove."

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