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Acmonʹian Wood (The)

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The tryst-place of unlawful love. It was here that Mars had his assignation with Harmonĭa, who became the mother of the Amazons.

“Cʹest là que … Mars eut les faveurs de la nymphe Harmonie, commerce dont naquirent les Amazones”—Etienne; Géographie.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Achilles (pronounce A-kil-leez)
Achilles
Achilles of the West
Achilles Spear
Achilles Tendon
Aching Void (An)
Achitophel
Achor
Acis
Acme
Acmonian Wood (The)
Acoime tæ
Acolyte
Aconite
Acrasia (Self-indulgence)
Acrates
Acre
Acre-fight
Acre-shot
Acres
Acroamatics