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[joo-noh] /ˈdʒu noʊ/
noun, plural Junos for 3.
the ancient Roman queen of heaven, a daughter of Saturn and the wife and sister of Jupiter: the protector of women and marriage.
Compare Hera.
Astronomy. the fourth largest and one of the four brightest asteroids.
a woman of regal appearance or bearing.
Military. the code name for a beach on France's Normandy coast, attacked by Canadian forces as part of the Allies' D-day invasion on June 6, 1944.
a female given name. Unabridged
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(in Roman tradition) the queen of the Olympian gods Greek counterpart Hera
a woman of stately bearing and regal beauty


(astronomy) the fourth largest known asteroid (approximate diameter 240 kilometres) and one of the four brightest


an award given for achievements in the Canadian music industry
Word Origin
C20: originally after Pierre Juneau (1922–2012) Canadian broadcaster
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Word Origin and History for Juno

Roman goddess of women and marriage, mid-14c., perhaps literally "the young one" (perhaps as goddess of the new moon), from an Italic root akin to Latin iunior "younger," iuvenis "young" (see young).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Juno in Science
An asteroid having a diameter of about 240 km (149 mi). It was the third to be discovered, in 1804. See more at asteroid.
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Juno in Culture

Juno definition

The Roman name of Hera, the Greek and Roman goddess who protected marriage. Juno was the wife of Jupiter.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Juno in Technology

A numerical constraint-oriented language for graphics applications. It solves its constraints using Newton-Raphson relaxation. It was inspired partly by Metafont.
["Juno, a Constraint-Based Graphics System", G. Nelson in SIGGRAPH '85 Conf Readings, B.A. Barsky ed, Jul 1985, pp. 235-243].

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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