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sapphic


sapphic

adj or noun sap·phic \ˈsaf-ik\

Definition of SAPPHIC

:  lesbian

Biographical Note for SAPPHIC

Sap·pho \ˈsaf-(ˌ)ō\ (flourished circa 610 BC–circa 580 BC), Greek lyric poet. Sappho was the leading spirit of a coterie of female poets on the Aegean isle of Lesbos. Because of the homosexual themes in her poetry, she herself has traditionally been regarded as homosexual.
March 06, 2015
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