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Definitions of siren:
  • noun:   eel-like aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs; have permanent external gills
  • noun:   an acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning
  • noun:   a warning signal that is a loud wailing sound
  • noun:   a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived
    Example: "Odysseus ordered his crew to plug their ears so they would not hear the Siren's fatal song"
  • noun:   a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #45402)

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