[ dahy-an-uh ]
/ daɪˈæn ə /
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Princess of Wales; Lady Diana Spencer, 1961–97, former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.
an ancient Roman deity, virgin goddess of the moon and of hunting, and protector of women, identified by the Romans with the Greek Artemis.
the moon personified as a goddess.
Also Di·ane [dahy-an]. /daɪˈæn/. a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Diana
/ (daɪˈænə) /
the virginal Roman goddess of the hunt and the moonGreek counterpart: Artemis
title Diana, Princess of Wales, original name Lady Diana Frances Spencer . 1961–97, she married Charles, Prince of Wales, in 1981; they were divorced in 1996: died in a car crash
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Cultural definitions for Diana
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