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siren

noun [C] (WOMAN)    /ˈsaɪə.rən/ US  /ˈsaɪr.ən/
(in ancient Greek literature) one of the creatures who were half woman and half bird, whose beautiful singing encouraged sailors to sail into dangerous waters where they diedLegendary and mythological charactersGreek and Roman myth a woman who is considered to be very attractive, but also dangerousPeople who sell sex or are promiscuous
(Definition of siren noun (WOMAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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