Diana

noun
Di·​ana | \ dī-ˈa-nə How to pronounce Diana (audio) \

Definition of Diana

: an ancient Italian goddess of the forest and of childbirth who was identified with the moon goddess Artemis by the Romans

First Known Use of Diana

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Diana

Latin

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“Diana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diana. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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