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Niobe Syllabification: Ni·o·be
Pronunciation: /ˈnīəbē/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Niobe in English:

The daughter of Tantalus. Apollo and Artemis, enraged because Niobe boasted herself superior to their mother Leto, slew her children and turned her into a stone.

Words that rhyme with Niobe

Jacobi • Lockerbie • Allenby

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