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How can we define a denotational semantics for recursive functions?

Motivation I want to define a denotational semantics (see here or here) for recursive functions in my language, by representing them as mathematical functions. Background Consider a simple language ...
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Early binding, mutual recursion, closures. Can I have all three?

Take this Python snippet of two functions that are mutually recursive and form closures: ...
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