Definition of Charon in English:

Charon

Syllabification: Char·on
Pronunciation: /ˈkarən, ˈke(ə)r-
 
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  • 1 Greek Mythology An old man who ferried the souls of the dead across the Styx and Acheron rivers to Hades.
  • 2 Astronomy The largest satellite of Pluto, discovered in 1978. Its diameter of 789 miles (1,270 km) is more than half that of Pluto.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
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