[ pahr-thee-nee-uh ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. an epithet of Athena, meaning “virgin.”

Words Nearby Parthenia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Parthenia in a sentence

  • And in due time Cattleya intermedia Parthenia appeared, to astonish and delight the universe.

    The Woodlands Orchids | Frederick Boyle
  • Then Parthenia dresses herself as a knight, and fights her husband's conqueror.

  • The original text inconsistently uses a breve over the e in "Parthenia" and "Passameso."

    Shakespeare and Music | Edward W. Naylor
  • Thinking of the wearied Parthenia, I began to consider for the first time that perhaps she had better married the old Greek.

    Legends and Tales | Bret Harte
  • There is not enough human reality about Parthenia to allow her representative to interest very deeply the sympathy of her hearers.

    Mary Anderson | J. M. Farrar