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[dahy-oh-nee] /daɪˈoʊ ni/
Classical Mythology. a Titan and a consort of Zeus.
Astronomy. a moon of the planet Saturn. Unabridged
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  • There her mother Dione comforted her with the story of the woes which other gods had suffered from mortals.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb
  • Dione forbids you to suffer that detection which she herself endured.

  • While she yet hesitated, Dione came to say that her master required the attendance of Eudora alone in his apartment.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • "The rose, the rose has faded, Dione," said the ardent voice.

    Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston
  • The orbit of Dione, the fourth satellite, is almost precisely at the same distance from its primary as the moon is from the earth.

  • Dione, old as she was, overcame her fear of perils by land and sea, and resolved to follow her young mistress into Persia.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • It broke so suddenly that he fairly yelped as the Dione poked her white beak seaward.

    A Young Man in a Hurry Robert W. Chambers
  • There she sought her mother Dione, who received her with sweet words of comfort, and asked who had handled her so roughly?

    Stories from the Iliad H. L. Havell
  • What say ye to yer ain Dione, provided I could get her consent?

  • Do my ears deceive me, said Dione to herself, as my eyes seemed to do when I saw the piebald character of his dress?

British Dictionary definitions for Dione


(Greek myth) a Titaness; the earliest consort of Zeus and mother of Aphrodite


one of the larger satellites of the planet Saturn
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