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Himalia

[ hi-mahl-yuh ]
/ hɪˈmɑl yə /
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noun Astronomy.
a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.
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Origin of Himalia

Apparently for Greek himalís an epithet of Demeter
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British Dictionary definitions for Himalia

Himalia
/ (hɪˈmɑːlɪə) /

noun
astronomy a satellite of Jupiter in an intermediate orbit
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