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  1. synthetic rutile, TiO2, used as a gem.
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Origin of titania

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


[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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  • Miss Marjoribanks, it is true, was over thirty, and by no means a Titania.

    The Doctor's Family

    Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

  • They would be the very Oberon and Titania of the village, the fairy king and queen.

    Our Village

    Mary Russell Mitford

  • But frivolous and light-hearted—as light-hearted as Titania.

    Robert Orange

    John Oliver Hobbes

  • Titania, anointed with the juice, falls in love with Bottom.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • Titania has summoned you out into the woods, and you are half afraid.

British Dictionary definitions for titania


  1. another name for titanium dioxide
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  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
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  1. the largest of the satellites of Uranus and the second furthest from the planet
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