Diana [dī an′ə]
Diana definition by Webster's New World
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- a feminine name: dim. Di; Fr. Diane
- Rom. Myth. the virgin goddess of the moon and of hunting: identified with the Greek Artemis
Origin: Midieval Latin ; from Classical Latin ; from an unverified form Diviana ; from divus, dius, divine: see deity
Diana definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Roman Mythology
The virgin goddess of hunting and childbirth, traditionally associated with the moon and identified with the Greek Artemis.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin Diāna; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.
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, Princess of Wales. Title of Lady Diana Frances Spencer. 1961-1997.
British consort of Charles, Prince of Wales, from 1981 until their divorce in 1996.
Diana - Cultural Definition
The Roman name of Artemis, the goddess of the hunt and the moon.