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titania

[tahy-tey-nee-uh] /taɪˈteɪ ni ə/
noun
1.
synthetic rutile, TiO 2 , used as a gem.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < Neo-Latin; see titanium, -a4

Titania

[ti-tey-nee-uh, tahy-] /tɪˈteɪ ni ə, taɪ-/
noun
1.
(in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream) the wife of Oberon and the queen of fairyland.
2.
Astronomy. one of the moons of Uranus.
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British Dictionary definitions for titania

titania

/taɪˈteɪnɪə/
noun
1.
another name for titanium dioxide

Titania1

/tɪˈtɑːnɪə/
noun
1.
(in medieval folklore) the queen of the fairies and wife of Oberon
2.
(in classical antiquity) a poetic epithet used variously to characterize Circe, Diana, Latona, or Pyrrha

Titania2

/tɪˈtɑːnɪə/
noun
1.
the largest of the satellites of Uranus and the second furthest from the planet
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Titania

the queen of the fairies in Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream. Titania, who opposes her husband, Oberon, bears some resemblance to Hera of Greek mythology.

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