Antigone

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noun An·tig·o·ne \an-ˈti-gə-(ˌ)nē\

Definition of Antigone

  1. :  a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who buries her brother Polynices' body against the order of her uncle Creon

Origin and Etymology of antigone

Greek Antigonē


First Known Use: 1570


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