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Penthesilea

Line breaks: Pen¦the|si¦lea
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛnθɛsɪˈliːə/

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Greek Mythology

Definition of Penthesilea in English:

The queen of the Amazons, who came to the help of Troy after the death of Hector and was killed by Achilles.

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