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Alcmene

[alk-mee-nee] /ælkˈmi ni/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the mother of Hercules by Zeus, who had assumed the form of Amphitryon, her husband.
Also, Alkmene, Alcmena
[alk-mee-nuh] /ælkˈmi nə/ (Show IPA)
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Alcmene

/ælkˈmiːnɪ/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the mother of Hercules by Zeus who visited her in the guise of her husband, Amphitryon
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