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Iphigenia

Line breaks: Iphi|ge¦nia
Pronunciation: /ˌɪfɪdʒɪˈnʌɪə
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Iphigenia in English:

The daughter of Agamemnon, who was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on its way to the Trojan War. However, Artemis saved her life and took her to Tauris in the Crimea, where she became a priestess until rescued by her brother Orestes.

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