[ tahy-tey-nee-uh ]

  1. synthetic rutile, TiO2, used as a gem.

Origin of titania

From New Latin, dating back to 1920–25; see origin at titanium, -a4

Words Nearby titania

Other definitions for Titania (2 of 2)

[ ti-tey-nee-uh, tahy- ]

  1. (in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream) the wife of Oberon and the queen of fairyland.

  2. Astronomy. one of the moons of Uranus.

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How to use titania in a sentence

  • A smart angry discussion took place between Oberon and titania as to which of them was to have the little changeling boy.

  • Now you shall be titania and give us orders and things; and then, when we have finished the wreaths, we'll sing you to sleep.

    Quicksilver Sue | Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards

British Dictionary definitions for titania (1 of 3)


/ (taɪˈteɪnɪə) /

  1. another name for titanium dioxide

British Dictionary definitions for Titania (2 of 3)


/ (tɪˈtɑːnɪə) /

  1. (in medieval folklore) the queen of the fairies and wife of Oberon

  2. (in classical antiquity) a poetic epithet used variously to characterize Circe, Diana, Latona, or Pyrrha

British Dictionary definitions for Titania (3 of 3)


/ (tɪˈtɑːnɪə) /

  1. the largest of the satellites of Uranus and the second furthest from the planet

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