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

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).


named after a Titan of Greek mythology.

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