from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope was made immortal by Circe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cracidae.
- proper n. The faithful wife of Odysseus.
- proper n. A female given name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of curassows, including the guans.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Penelopinæ, founded by B. Merrem in 1786, containing a number of South and Central American species of birds, such as P. marail, called guans.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) the wife of Odysseus and a symbol of devotion and fidelity; for 10 years while Odysseus fought the Trojan War she resisted numerous suitors until Odysseus returned and killed them
- n. a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)
Penelope is one mother and filmmaker vying to raise awareness about this epidemic so it can be brought to an end.
Penelope is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and the first black female director to receive a BAFTA award nomination.
With these simple changes, what Anne Frank said is alive and real and true, and not only in Penelope, but in all of us.
Reid and Hotch and Penelope are tied for my favourites, of which only Penelope is (sort of? not really? grey area?) a secondary character.
Penelope is for animal abusing, because she's the face of the company Loreal, which test on animals.
If Penelope is using you to find her husband, why are you dreaming of the Franklin expedition?
Eventually the statuesque and barely made-up Helena Pikon, often resembling a caryatid in her straight-and-narrow stance, takes on the persona of a sorrowing Penelope from the "Odyssey" as she makes her mark as something of a loner in this community, often trailing tristesse in her wake.
Baiting and working Penelope is business as usual for the seasoned, smooth-talking story-tellers of the criminal persuasion and their demolition expert of very, very few spoken words.
Penelope is thirty miles from my hometown of Mexia, and I've been there a couple of times.
Now I plan to start back at the beginning and follow the progression and development in Penelope Fitzgerald's writing as well as plumbing the hidden depths.