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In Greek mythology, Lilaea (Ancient Greek: Λίλαια) was a Naiad of a spring of the same name, daughter of the river god Cephissus.[1][2]

The ancient polis of Lilaea, and the modern village of Lilaia in Phocis, and the asteroid 213 Lilaea are named after her.


  1. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10. 32. 4
  2. ^ See also Homeric Hymn 3 to Pythian Apollo, 239