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Meaning of EURIPUS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eu*ri"pus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? well + ? a rushing
motion.]
A strait; a narrow tract of water, where the tide, or a
current, flows and reflows with violence, as the ancient
fright of this name between Eub[ae]a and B[ae]otia. Hence, a
flux and reflux. --Burke.

 

 

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