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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lethe  \Le"the\  (l[=e]"th[-e]  or  l[=e]th),  n.  [See  {Lethal}.] 
  Death.[Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lethe  \Le"the\  (l[=e]"th[-e]),  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  lh`qh,  prop., 
  forgetfulness;  akin  to  lanqa`nesqai  to  forget,  lanqa`nein  to 
  escape  notice.] 
  1.  (Class.  Myth.)  A  river  of  Hades  whose  waters  when  drunk 
  caused  forgetfulness  of  the  past. 
 
  2.  Oblivion;  a  draught  of  oblivion;  forgetfulness. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Lethe 
  n  :  (Greek  mythology)  a  river  in  Hades;  the  souls  of  the  dead 
  had  to  drink  from  it  which  made  them  forget  all  they  had 
  done  and  suffered  when  they  were  alive  [syn:  {Lethe},  {River 
  Lethe}] 




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