Cynthia

noun
Cyn·​thia | \ ˈsin(t)-thē-ə How to pronounce Cynthia (audio) \

Definition of Cynthia

1 : artemis
2 : the moon personified as a goddess

First Known Use of Cynthia

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Cynthia

Latin, from feminine of Cynthius of Cynthus, from Cynthus, mountain on Delos where she was born, from Greek Kynthos

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“Cynthia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cynthia. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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