[ thahy-oh-nee, thahy-uh- ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. Semele, as named by her son Dionysus when he took her from the underworld to Olympus.

Words Nearby Thyone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Thyone in a sentence

  • Bacchus, when made a god, raised her to heaven under the name of Thyone.

    The Browning Cyclopdia | Edward Berdoe
  • "That office is already bestowed on me by the Lady Thyone," Daphne quietly replied.

    Arachne, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • Thyone, too, did not favour her, and had glanced indignantly at her when Althea made her rude remark.

    Arachne, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • The fifth, who is supposed to have instituted the Trieterides, was the son of Nysus and Thyone.

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations | Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • A short time after, the steward Gras went to Hermon to entreat him to yield to Thyone's entreaties and leave the deck.

    Arachne, Complete | Georg Ebers