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[ on-deen, awn-; for 2 also French awn-deen ]
/ ɒnˈdin, ɔn-; for 2 also French ɔ̃ˈdin /


(initial capital letter, italics) a play (1939) by Jean Giraudoux.
(initial capital letter, italics) a ballet (1958) choreographed by Frederick Ashton, with musical score by Hans W. Henze.

Nearby words

oncovirinae, oncovirus, ond, ondaatje, ondes martenot, ondine, onding, ondo, ondograph, one, one and all Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ondine

  • Looking towards the quarter from which it came, he again saw the "Ondine of Paris."

    The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • At first I thought it was an optical delusion, or a fairy scene raised by the magic power of Ondine, the queen of the waters.

  • Nay, did I not see Mademoiselle shake hands with the Ondine?

    The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton