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Noun: Doris  dor-us or dór-is [N. Amer], dó-ris [Brit]
  1. (Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids
     
  2. A small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken

Type of: Greek deity, part, region

Part of: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic

Encyclopedia: Doris, Iowa