Ariadne

[ ar-ee-ad-nee ]
/ ˌær iˈæd ni /

noun

Classical Mythology. a daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë who gave Theseus the thread by which he escaped from the labyrinth: deserted by Theseus on Naxos, she became the bride of Dionysus.
a female given name.

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Ariadne
/ (ˌærɪˈædnɪ) /

noun

Greek myth daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë: she gave Theseus the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth
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