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Ill-fated lover's articles, two of them foreign (7)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

leander

Here is my best explanation:

'ill-fated lover's' is the definition.

(figure of Greek myth)

I cannot understand how the remainder of the clue works.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for leander that I've seen before include "He swam for love", "Ill-fated lover", "Drowned youth", "man who went under", "youth who drowned", "Swimmer", "Hellespont swimmer", "Hero-worshipper", "Hero's lover; rowing club" and "Hero's hero".)

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