[ is-mee-nee, -mey-, iz- ]
/ ɪsˈmi ni, -ˈmeɪ-, ɪz- /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who did not join Antigone in her forbidden burial of their brother Polynices.
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Ismene, the more timid of the two, intends to obey it, but Antigone's stronger character rises in rebellion.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
It ends with the news of the death of the two princes, and the lamentations of their two sisters, Antigone and Ismene.Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays|AEschylus
Ismene has no right to share it when the risks are past, the penalty is paid.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
The distance 3.70 falls in the wide hiatus interior to the orbit of Ismene.The Asteroids|Daniel Kirkwood
Old Minos is insanely in love with Ismene, who is so beautiful and virtuous.Walter Pieterse|Multatuli