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

  • noun The goddess of fortune.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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

[Latin Fortūna; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

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