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Tyche

[tahy-kee]
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noun
  1. the ancient Greek goddess of fortune.
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Origin of Tyche

From the Greek word týchē luck, fortune
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Examples from the Web for tyche

Historical Examples

  • This divinity is sometimes identified with Tyche, sometimes with Ananke.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    E.M. Berens

  • "That is the image of the goddess of fate—that is a Tyche," said Petrus.

  • Fortuna, courted by all nations, was in Greek Tyche, or the goddess of chance.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood

  • Charis and Tyche were allegories, the latter having been represented sitting because happiness does not stand fast.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • In the later classical age every one had its impersonation of sculptured image—the Tyche of the City.


British Dictionary definitions for tyche

Tyche

noun
  1. Greek myth the goddess of fortuneRoman counterpart: Fortuna
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