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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diana  \Di*a"na\,  n.  [L.  Diana.]  (Myth.) 
  The  daughter  of  Jupiter  and  Latona;  a  virgin  goddess  who 
  presided  over  hunting,  chastity,  and  marriage;  --  identified 
  with  the  Greek  goddess  {Artemis}. 
 
  And  chaste  Diana  haunts  the  forest  shade.  --Pope. 
 
  {Diana  monkey}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  handsome,  white-bearded  monkey 
  of  West  Africa  ({Cercopithecus  Diana}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Artemis 
  n  :  (Greek  mythology)  the  virgin  goddess  of  the  hunt  and  the 
  moon;  daughter  of  Leto  and  twin  sister  of  Apollo; 
  identified  with  Roman  Diana  [syn:  {Artemis},  {Cynthia}] 




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