an ancient Cretan goddess of the sea.

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Historical Examples of dictynna

  • There was in Crete a temple of Dictynna so securely guarded by vicious dogs that no one dared to approach.

  • The moon is at its fullest, the wind has fallen, all is calm as heaven itself, through which Dictynna's unclouded grandeur rolls.



  • Dictynna (Dictyn′na), a Greek name of Diana as a terrestrial goddess.