Ophelia

noun
Ophe·​lia | \ ō-ˈfēl-yə How to pronounce Ophelia (audio) \

Definition of Ophelia

: the daughter of Polonius in Shakespeare's Hamlet

First Known Use of Ophelia

circa 1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Ophelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ophelia. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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