[ ar-ee-ad-nee ]
/ ˌær iˈæd ni /
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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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Words nearby Ariadne
Arhat, Århus, arhythmia, aria, aria da capo, Ariadne, Arian, Ariane, Arianism, Arias Sánchez, Arica
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How to use Ariadne in a sentence
The two even appeared onstage as party guests in Ariadne auf Naxos.11 Wacky Supreme Court Facts: Frozen-Yogurt Justice, Scalia and Ginsburg Friendship, & More|Sarah Hedgecock|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was no use for him to pretend more and more to the utmost virtue, and to paint an “Ariadne at Naxos.”The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Often in the labyrinth of difficult questions, she was able, like Ariadne, to avoid going astray herself and to extricate others.Let us follow Him|Henryk Sienkiewicz
I wish to reintroduce Ariadne to you and let her explain some of the wonders of their teaching, she being herself a teacher.
Ariadne said that she had been up in the observatory, and that there were indications of an approaching storm.
The title by which Ariadne had called him did not at the moment raise an inquiry in my mind.
British Dictionary definitions for Ariadne
/ (ˌærɪˈædnɪ) /
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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