Cynthia

Cynthia

[sin-thee-uh]
noun
1.
Artemis: so called from her birth on Mt. Cynthus, on Delos.
2.
Literary. the moon, the emblem of Artemis.
3.
a female given name.
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Cynthia (ˈsɪnθɪə)
 
n
another name for Artemis

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Cynthia
"the Moon," from L. Cynthia dea "the Cynthian goddess," Artemis/Diana, said to have been born on Mt. Cynthus on Delos.
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