Parthenope

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See also: Parthénope

English[edit]

Parthenope astronomical symbol
Parthenope astronomical symbol (alternate)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Παρθενόπη (Parthenópē).

Proper noun[edit]

Parthenope

  1. (Greek mythology) One of the sirens, daughter of the god Achelous and the Muse Terpsichore.
  2. (historical) A Greek settlement (ca. 9th c. BCE) named after the siren which later became the Italian city of Naples.
  3. (astronomy) 11 Parthenope, a main belt asteroid.
    Synonyms: 11 Parthenope

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Proper noun[edit]

Parthenope f

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