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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The goddess of wisdom, the practical arts, and warfare, and the protector of cities, especially Athens.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Athene, 1.

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  • proper noun Greek mythology The goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, the arts, and especially crafts, in particular, weaving; daughter of Zeus and Metis

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  • noun (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva

Etymologies

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From Latin Athena, from Ancient Greek Ἀθηνᾶ.

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