Delia

plural noun
De·​lia | \ ˈdēlēə, -lyə \

Definition of Delia

: a festival with games that was celebrated by the ancient Greeks every fourth year at Delos in honor of Apollo and was noted for musical contests

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History and Etymology for Delia

Greek Dēlia, from neuter plural of Dēlios of Delos

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“Delia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Delia. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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