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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant goddesses who were offspring of Uranus (heaven) and Gaea (earth) in ancient mythology.

Usage examples (28)
  • Noun : a titan of industry
  • Melpo Mene is named after the Greek muse of tragedy, who in mythology is the daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne (the Titaness who rules memory).
  • But whoever, in those mystic ages that have ceased to be historic and have become mythic, whoever made the Sphinx, -- whether it were some Titaness sequestered from all...
  • But the muse of their inspiration was not the tragic Titaness of Dürer's painting: for more
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