Definition of Dionysus in English:

Dionysus

Syllabification: Di·o·ny·sus
Pronunciation: /ˌdīəˈnisəs
 
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Greek Mythology
  • A Greek god, son of Zeus and Semele. He was originally a god of the fertility of nature, associated with wild and ecstatic religious rites; in later traditions he is a god of wine who loosens inhibitions and inspires creativity in music and poetry. Also called Bacchus.

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