Definition of Semele in English:

Semele

Syllabification: Sem·e·le
Pronunciation: /ˈseməlē
 
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Greek Mythology
  • The mother, by Zeus, of Dionysus. The fire of Zeus’s thunderbolts killed her but made her child immortal.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody