Pyramus and Thisbe

Pyramus and Thisbe

[pir-uh-muhs]
noun Classical Mythology.
two young lovers of Babylon who held conversations clandestinely, and in defiance of their parents, through a crack in a wall. On believing Thisbe dead, Pyramus killed himself. When Thisbe discovered his body she committed suicide.
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Pyramus and Thisbe (ˈpɪrəməs, ˈθɪzbɪ)
 
n
(in Greek legend) two lovers of Babylon: Pyramus, wrongly supposing Thisbe to be dead, killed himself and she, encountering him in his death throes, did the same

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