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Fortuna

[ fawr-too-nuh, -tyoo- ]
/ fɔrˈtu nə, -ˈtyu- /
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noun

the ancient Roman goddess of fortune, identified with the Greek goddess Tyche.

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Fortuna
/ (fɔːˈtjuːnə) /

noun

the Roman goddess of fortune and good luckGreek counterpart: Tyche
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