- an ancient Cretan goddess of the sea.
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There was in Crete a temple of Dictynna so securely guarded by vicious dogs that no one dared to approach.Superstition in Medicine
The moon is at its fullest, the wind has fallen, all is calm as heaven itself, through which Dictynna's unclouded grandeur rolls.Rossmoyne
Dictynna (Dictyn′na), a Greek name of Diana as a terrestrial goddess.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
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