- the ancient Roman queen of heaven, a daughter of Saturn and the wife and sister of Jupiter: the protector of women and marriage.Compare Hera.
- Astronomy. the fourth largest and one of the four brightest asteroids.
- a woman of regal appearance or bearing.
- Military. the code name for a beach on France's Normandy coast, attacked by Canadian forces as part of the Allies' D-day invasion on June 6, 1944.
- a female given name.
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Contemporary Examples of juno
Ellen Page, the Oscar nominated star of films like Juno, Inception, and the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, is gay.Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay in a Beautiful Speech at Human Rights Campaign Foundation Conference
February 15, 2014
Diablo Cody, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Juno, is known for catchy, quotable dialogue.Diablo Cody’s Personal (and Directorial) Paradise
October 18, 2013
The Academy loves personal transformation (see Charlize Theron in Monster) and ingénues (Ellen Page in Juno).The Great Transformation of Rooney Mara Into Lisbeth Salander
January 12, 2012
When Palin learned she couldn't make it, she wrote back, "I should try to get back to juno for this one."14 Juiciest Palin Emails
The Daily Beast
June 13, 2011
Juno writer Diablo Cody is working on a feature film about the blue-eyed queen bees.The Godmother of Chick-Lit
March 22, 2011
Historical Examples of juno
Juno afterward restored the reptile's sight and hid it in a cave.The Devil's Dictionary
Juno had left her throne in the sky to search for someone Echo knew.Classic Myths
Mary Catherine Judd
Juno, queen of the gods, had the fairest cow that any one ever saw.The Book of Nature Myths
Jupiter, despite the opposition of Juno, grants her request.
The genius which guided a woman was called, after the queen of heaven, Juno.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome
- (in Roman tradition) the queen of the Olympian godsGreek counterpart: Hera
- a woman of stately bearing and regal beauty
- astronomy the fourth largest known asteroid (approximate diameter 240 kilometres) and one of the four brightest
- an award given for achievements in the Canadian music industry
Word Origin for Juno
Roman goddess of women and marriage, mid-14c., perhaps literally "the young one" (perhaps as goddess of the new moon), from an Italic root akin to Latin iunior "younger," iuvenis "young" (see young).
- An asteroid having a diameter of about 240 km (149 mi). It was the third to be discovered, in 1804. See more at asteroid.