Lysistrata

/lɪsəˈstratə/ (say lisuh'strahtuh), /laɪˈsɪstrətə/ (say luy'sistruhtuh)

noun
the heroine of a comedy by Aristophanes who organised the women of Athens to deny sexual relations to their husbands in order to force them to make peace with Sparta.
Lysistratan, noun
Lysistratan, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lysistrata — /lis euh strah teuh, luy sis treuh teuh/, n. a comedy (411 B.C.) by Aristophanes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lysistrata —  Comedy by Aristophanes …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Lysistrata — n. Greek comedy written by Aristophanes …   English contemporary dictionary

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