Pronunciation: (dēd'l-u), [key]
—n. (sometimes used with a pl. v.)
either of two festivals held in ancient Boeotia in honor of the reconciliation of Hera with Zeus, one (Little Daedala) being held every 6 years, the other (Great Daedala), every 59 years.
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