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Tethys

Pronunciation: /ˈtɛθɪs/
1 Greek Mythology A goddess of the sea, daughter of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth).
2 Astronomy A satellite of Saturn, the ninth closest to the planet and probably composed mainly of ice, discovered by Cassini in 1684 (diameter 1,050 km).

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