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See also: Parthénope

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Parthenope astronomical symbol
 
Parthenope astronomical symbol (alternate)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Παρθενόπη (Parthenópē).

Proper nounEdit

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 nounEdit

Parthenope f

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