Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 14:23
See also: dike, Dikê, dikë, and Dikē

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English.

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Dike

  1. A topographic surname for someone living near a dike.

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek Δίκη (Díkē, literally Justice, Order, Judgement).

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Dike

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess/personification of justice, order and judgement and one of the Horae. She is a daughter of Zeus and Themis, and her sisters are Eirene and Eunomia. Her Roman counterpart is Justitia/Iustitia.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 99 Dike, a main belt asteroid.
  3. (poetic) justice, order and judgement.

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