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[thahy-oh-nee, thahy-uh-] /ˈθaɪ oʊˌni, ˈθaɪ ə-/
noun, Classical Mythology.
Semele, as named by her son Dionysus when he took her from the underworld to Olympus. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "They were already laid out when we left Alexandria," said Thyone.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Thyone and Daphne extended their hands to him all the more cordially.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • The fifth, who is supposed to have instituted the Trieterides, was the son of Nysus and Thyone.

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Or could Proclus have been persuaded by Thyone and Daphne to help them reconcile the hapless blind man to his hard fate?

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Bacchus, when made a god, raised her to heaven under the name of Thyone.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • Thyone needed no brilliant illumination for this conversation, and the blinded man was ordered to avoid it.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • A short time after, the steward Gras went to Hermon to entreat him to yield to Thyone's entreaties and leave the deck.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • After he had reclined on the couch a short time, he softly called the names of the steward, Thyone, and Daphne.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Thyone, shrugging her shoulders mournfully, pointed to the suffering artist.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
  • When Hermon was alone with Thyone and her gray-haired husband, the conversation frequently turned upon Daphne and her father.

    Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers

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