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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Roman Mythology The goddess of fortune.

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  • proper n. The Roman goddess of luck, fortune and fate. The equivalent to the Greek goddess, Tyche.
  • proper n. 19 Fortuna, the asteroid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. the goddess of fortune and good luck; counterpart of Greek Tyche.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman mythology, the goddess of fortune. See fortune, 2.
  • n. The nineteenth planetoid, discovered by Hind, in London, in 1852.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Roman mythology) the goddess of fortune and good luck; counterpart of Greek Tyche

Etymologies

Latin Fortūna.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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