Amazon in Greek mythology, daughter of Ares, from Greek Hippolyte, fem. of Hippolytos (see Hippolytus).
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Aurore would have been very dull without her friends had not Hippolyte, now a hussar, come back to spend his leave at Nohant.The Strange Story Book|Mrs. Andrew Lang
Hippolyte Ceres offered an indistinct opposition to everything the Prime Minister proposed.Penguin Island|Anatole France
He chatted with the landlady; and even told anecdotes interspersed with jokes and puns that Hippolyte did not understand.Madame Bovary|Gustave Flaubert
The following letter is to her half-brother Hippolyte, who used to be Casimir's drinking companion.
Hippolyte Carnot lived at first in exile with his father, returning to France only in 1823.