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Penelope

Syllabification: Pe·nel·o·pe
Pronunciation: /pəˈneləpē
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Penelope in English:

The wife of Odysseus, who was beset by suitors when her husband did not return after the fall of Troy. See also Odyssey.

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