Meaning of Oedipus Rex*

Oed'ipus Rex'

Pronunciation: (ti-ran'us). [key]
  1. a tragedy (c430b.c.) by Sophocles. Also calledOed&prim;ipus Ty&syl;ran&prim;nus
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