Definition of Ariadne in English:

Ariadne

Syllabification: Ar·i·ad·ne
Pronunciation: /ˌerēˈadnē
 
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Greek Mythology
The daughter of King Minos of Crete and Pasiphaë. She helped Theseus to escape from the Minotaur’s labyrinth by giving him a ball of thread, which he unraveled as he went in and used to trace his way out again after killing the Minotaur.

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