Cyrene

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From Ancient Greek Κυρήνη (Kurḗnē).

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Cyrene

  1. An Ancient Greek colony in North Africa near the coast of Mediterranean Sea in the Cyrenaica region of present-day Libya.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κῡρήνη (Kūrḗnē).

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Cȳrēnē f (genitive Cȳrēnēs); first declension

  1. Cyrene (a city in Libya, now Kuren)
  2. Cyrene (a nymph, mother of Aristaeus)
  3. Cyrene (a nymph, mother of Idmon)
  4. Cyrene (a fountain in Thessaly)

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First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular
nominative Cȳrēnē
genitive Cȳrēnēs
dative Cȳrēnae
accusative Cȳrēnēn
ablative Cȳrēnē
vocative Cȳrēnē

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Proper noun[edit]

Cyrene f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Cirena (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).