CAR

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1. A son of Phoroneus, and king of Megara, from whom the acropolis of this town derived its name Caria. (Paus. i. 39. § 4, 40. § 5.) His tomb was shown as late as the time of Pausanias, on the road from Megara to Corinth. (i. 44. § 9.)

2. Another mythical personage of the name of Car, who was a brother of Lydus and Mysus, and was regarded as the ancestral hero of the Carians, is mentioned by Herodotus. (i. 171.)