- Classical Mythology. a Titan and a consort of Zeus.
- Astronomy. a moon of the planet Saturn.
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Examples from the Web for dione
I know you are a riddle, sir, said Dione—a charade I cannot solve.
What say ye to yer ain Dione, provided I could get her consent?
My father and mother will never consent to that, replied Dione.
Hence it is that Venus or Dione is said to have risen from the sea.Tradition
John Francis Arundell
Dione forbids you to suffer that detection which she herself endured.
- Greek myth a Titaness; the earliest consort of Zeus and mother of Aphrodite
- one of the larger satellites of the planet Saturn
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