Ura·​nia yu̇-ˈrā-nē-ə How to pronounce Urania (audio)
: the Greek Muse of astronomy

Word History


Latin, from Greek Ourania

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Urania was in 1591

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“Urania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Urania. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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