Meaning of ION in English

ION

/uy"on/ , n.

1. Class. Myth. the eponymous ancestor of the Ionians: a son of Apollo and Creusa who is abandoned by his mother but returns to become an attendant in Apollo's temple at Delphi.

2. ( italics ) a drama on this subject (415? B.C.) by Euripides.

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