Andromache

noun

An·​drom·​a·​che an-ˈdrä-mə-(ˌ)kē How to pronounce Andromache (audio)
: the wife of Hector

Examples of Andromache in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where Andromache’s is explicit, Penelope’s is opaque. Judith Thurman, The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

Latin Andromachē, borrowed from Greek Andromáchē

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Andromache was in the 14th century

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“Andromache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Andromache. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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