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Hyperion Syllabification: Hy·pe·ri·on
Pronunciation: /hīˈpirēən/
Astronomy

Definition of Hyperion in English:

A satellite of Saturn, the sixteenth closest to the planet, discovered in 1848. It has an irregular shape, with a diameter of 159 miles (255 km).

Origin

Named after a Titan of Greek mythology.

Words that rhyme with Hyperion

Algerian, Cancerian, Chaucerian, Cimmerian, criterion, Hesperian, Hitlerian, Iberian, Liberian, Nigerian, Presbyterian, Shakespearean, Siberian, Spenserian, Sumerian, valerian, Wagnerian, Zairean

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