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Word Origin and History for hippolyte

Hippolyte

Amazon in Greek mythology, daughter of Ares, from Greek Hippolyte, fem. of Hippolytos (see Hippolytus).

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Historical Examples of hippolyte

  • Hippolyte is at least a quiet fool, but Anatole is an active one.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Prince Vasili's son, Hippolyte, had come with Mortemart, whom he introduced.

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    Leo Tolstoy

  • Prince Hippolyte was lolling in a lounge chair with his legs over its arm.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • "The path to Warsaw, perhaps," Prince Hippolyte remarked loudly and unexpectedly.

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    Leo Tolstoy

  • Prince Hippolyte himself glanced around with amused surprise.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy