Zenobia

Zenobia

[zuh-noh-bee-uh]
noun
1.
(Septimia Bathzabbai) died after a.d. 272, queen of Palmyra in Syria a.d. 267–272.
2.
a female given name.
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Zenobia (zɪˈnəʊbɪə)
 
n
3rd century ad, queen of Palmyra (?267--272), who was captured by the Roman emperor Aurelian

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Zenobia
fem. proper name, from Gk. Zenobia, lit. "the force of Zeus," from Zen, collateral form of Zeus, + bia "strength, force," cognate with Skt. jya "force, power" (see Jain).
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