Definition of Dione in English:


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Pronunciation: /dʌɪˈəʊni
  • A satellite of Saturn, the twelfth closest to the planet, discovered by Cassini in 1684, being icy with a partly cratered and partly smooth surface (diameter 1,120 km).


named after a Titan, the mother of Aphrodite, in Greek mythology.

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