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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Sis·y·phus /ˈsɪsəfəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sis·y·phus n.  Class. Myth. A king of Corinth, son of Aeolus, famed for his cunning. He was killed by Theseus, and in the lower world was condemned by Pluto to roll to the top of a hill a huge stone, which constantly rolled back again, making his task incessant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus
          and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the
          top of a steep hill; each time the boulder neared the top
          it rolled back down and Sisyphus was forced to start