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 Ab’dals.Abderi’tan. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Abde’ra.
 
A maritime town of Thrace, said in fable to have been founded by Abdra, sister of Diomede. It was so overrun with rats that it was abandoned, and the Abdertans migrated to Macedonia.   1
 


 Ab’dals.Abderi’tan. 

 
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