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protecting

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

V. προστατήριος, ἀλεξητήριος, P. and V. σωτήριος. Protecting the land, tutelary: Ar. and P. πολιοῦχος (Plat.), P. and V. ἑστιοῦχος (Plat. also Ar.), V. δημοῦχος, πολισσοῦχος.