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Mnemosyne

[ nee-mos-uh-nee, -moz- ]
/ niˈmɒs əˌni, -ˈmɒz- /
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noun

Classical Mythology the ancient Greek goddess of memory, a daughter of Uranus and Gaia and the mother by Zeus of the Muses.

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Origin of Mnemosyne

First recorded in 1700–05; from Greek mnēmosýnē “memory, remembrance,” akin to mnâsthai “to remember,” mnḗmōn “mindful”; see mnemonic

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British Dictionary definitions for Mnemosyne

Mnemosyne
/ (niːˈmɒzɪˌniː, -ˈmɒs-) /

noun

Greek myth the goddess of memory and mother by Zeus of the Muses
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