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Jocasta

[joh-kas-tuh] /dʒoʊˈkæs tə/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius and the mother, later the wife, of Oedipus, by whom she bore Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone: called Epicaste by Homer.
2.
a female given name.
Also, Jocaste.
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Jocasta

/dʒəʊˈkæstə/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius, who married Oedipus without either of them knowing he was her son
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