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Line breaks: Athe¦ne
Pronunciation: /əˈθiːni
(also Athena) Greek Mythology

Definition of Athene in English:

The patron goddess of Athens, typically allegorized into a personification of wisdom. Also called Pallas. Roman equivalent Minerva.

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