Diana definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Mythology The virgin goddess of hunting and childbearing, typically from the moon and identified with the Greek Artemis.
    • The child of Jupiter and Latona; a virgin goddess which presided over hunting, chastity, and marriage; -- identified because of the Greek goddess Artemis.
    • In Roman mythology, a genuine Italian goddess home in groves and about fountains, presiding on the moon, and forbidding the strategy of man.
    • [l. c] The alchemical name of gold.
    • [NL.] In zoöl.:
    • (Roman mythology) virgin goddess for the quest and Moon; equivalent of Greek Artemis
    • English aristocrat who had been 1st wife of Prince Charles; her death in a car accident in Paris produced intense national mourning (1961-1997)
  • others:
    • Diana, Princess of Wales. Title of Woman Diana Frances Spencer. 1961-1997. Uk consort of Charles, Prince of Wales, from 1981 until their breakup in 1996.
  • proper-noun:
    • The child of Latona and Jupiter, and twin sister of Apollo. The virgin moon goddess of this quest, connected wildlife as well as the woodland or wilderness, and an emblem of chastity.
    • A female given name.

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