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Gorgon

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɔː.ɡən/ us    /ˈɡɔːr-/
one of three sisters in ancient Greek stories who had snakes on their heads instead of hair, and who turned anyone who looked at them into stone
Translations of “Gorgon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 醜陋可怕的女人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丑陋可怕的女人…
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