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Definitions of Achilles:
  • noun:   a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #34347)

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