See also: Cyrène

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κυρήνη (Kurḗnē).

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Cyrene

  1. (historical) 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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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κῡρήνη (Kūrḗnē).

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Cȳrēnē f sg (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 noun (Greek-type), with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cȳrēnē
Genitive Cȳrēnēs
Dative Cȳrēnae
Accusative Cȳrēnēn
Ablative Cȳrēnē
Vocative Cȳrēnē
Locative Cȳrēnae

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Cyrene f

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