ancient city in S Aetolia, central Greece
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- Calydonian adjective
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An ancient city of west-central Greece north of the Gulf of Patras. According to legend, the Calydonian boar, a gigantic beast sent by Artemis to devastate the city, was slain by Meleager, the son of the king of Calydon.
- Calˌy·doˈni·an adjective & n.