Meaning of Lorelei

Lor•e•lei

Pronunciation: (lôr'u-lī" Ger. lō'ru-lī"), [key]
— n.
  1. a quasilegendary nymph of the Rhine who lured sailors to shipwreck on her rock by singing: a creation of Clemens Brentano in a poem of 1800.
  2. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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