Definition of Danae in English:

Danae

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Pronunciation: /ˈdaneɪiː
 
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Greek Mythology
The daughter of Acrisius, king of Argos. An oracle foretold that she would bear a son who would kill her father. Attempting to evade this Acrisius imprisoned her, but Zeus visited her in the form of a shower of gold and she conceived Perseus, who killed Acrisius by accident.

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