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

  • noun The goddess of women, marriage, and childbirth; the wife and sister of Zeus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Greek myth, the greatest feminine divinity of Olympus, queen of heaven, wife and sister of Zeus, and inferior in power to him alone.

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

  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἥρα (Hēra).

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