titania

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Titania

[ti-tey-nee-uh, tahy-]
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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titania (taɪˈteɪnɪə)
 
n
another name for titanium dioxide

Titania1 (tɪˈtɑːnɪə)
 
n
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)
 
n
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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