an ancient town in NW Greece, in Epirus: the site of a famous oracle of Zeus.
- Do·do·nae·an, Do·do·ne·an, Do·do·ni·an [dohd-n-ee-uhn, duh-doh-nee-uhn], /ˌdoʊd nˈi ən, dəˈdoʊ ni ən/, adjective
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How to use Dodona in a sentence
After them, we hear nothing of a Dodona having its seat in Thessaly, but much of one on the western side of the peninsula.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 | W. E. Gladstone
If we understand the Dodona of Epirus, this will give a considerable range of country, all of it outside Thessaly.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 | W. E. Gladstone
Zeus himself, apart from Olympos, has abodes at Dodona and Ida.The Heroic Age | H. Munro Chadwick
If Louis commands, these Termini shall walk from their places, these trees shall speak better than the oaks of Dodona.
The Grecian oracles were delivered from the oak of Dodona, and the priests set forth their decrees on its leaves.Bible Romances | George W. Foote
British Dictionary definitions for Dodona
an ancient Greek town in Epirus: seat of an ancient sanctuary and oracle of Zeus and later the religious centre of Pyrrhus' kingdom
- Dodonaean or Dodonean (ˌdəʊdəʊˈniːən), adjective
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