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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The goddess of wisdom, the practical arts, and warfare, and the protectress of cities, especially Athens.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, the arts, and especially crafts, in particular, weaving; daughter of Zeus and Metis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Athene, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva

Etymologies

From Latin Athena, from Ancient Greek Ἀθηνᾶ. (Wiktionary)

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