Xena definition

A tough, physical, confident woman.
noun
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A female given name of modern usage.
pronoun
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Noun

Singular:
xena
Plural:
xenas

Origin of xena

  • Possibly a variant of Xenia, from Latin Xenia, from Ancient Greek ξενία (ksenia, “hospitable”), the assumed name of a fifth-century saint venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church, from ξένος (ksenos, “stranger, guest”).

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  • The lead character in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001) was the inspiration for the dwarf planet's nickname and for comparisons to the character.

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