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Dictynna

[ dik-tin-uh ]
/ dɪkˈtɪn ə /
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noun

an ancient Cretan goddess of the sea.

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Example sentences from the Web for Dictynna

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

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

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

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