Persephone[pər sef′ə nē]
Persephone definition by Webster's New World
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Gr. Myth. the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, abducted by Hades (Pluto) to be his wife in the lower world: identified with the Roman Proserpina
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Persephonē
Persephone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Greek Mythology
The daughter of Demeter and Zeus who was abducted by Hades but rescued by her mother and thereafter spent six months of the year on earth and six months in the underworld.