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Hēro, ūs, f., = Ἡρώ.

  1. I. A priestess of Aphrodite, in Sestos, beloved by Leander of Abydos, who repeatedly swam to her across the Hellespont, but at length was drowned, Ov. H. 18 and 19; id. Am. 2, 16, 31.
    1. B. Deriv.: Hērōus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Hero: turres, Luc. 9, 955.
  2. II. One of the Danaïdes, Hyg. Fab. 170.
  3. III. A daughter of Priam, Hyg. Fab. 90.