Definition of King oedipus

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama 'Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles.

Exact synonyms: Oedipus, Oedipus Rex
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being

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Literary usage of King oedipus

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1. Oedipus, King of Thebes by Sophocles (1911)
"Not if the King OEDIPUS. To your King ! Ho, Thebes, mine own ! CREON. Thebes is my country, not the King's alone. [OEDIPUS has drawn his sword; ..."

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