Andromache

[ an-drom-uh-kee ]
/ ænˈdrɒm əˌki /
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noun

Classical Mythology. the wife of Hector and mother of Astyanax.
(italics) a tragedy (c419 b.c.) by Euripides.

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Andromache

/ (ænˈdrɒməkɪ) /

noun

Greek myth the wife of Hector
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Word Origin and History for andromache

Andromache

wife of Hector, Latin Andromache, from Greek Andromakhe, perhaps literally "whose husband excells in fighting," fem. of andromakhos "fighting with men;" see anthropo- + -machy.

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