Definition of Eurydice in English:


Syllabification: Eu·ryd·i·ce
Pronunciation: /yəˈridəsē
Greek Mythology
  • The wife of Orpheus. After she was killed by a snake, Orpheus secured her release from the underworld on the condition that he not look back at her on their way back to the world of the living. But Orpheus did look back, whereupon Eurydice disappeared.

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