noun (1)
ti·​ta·​nia | \ tī-ˈtā-nē-ə How to pronounce titania (audio) , tə- How to pronounce titania (audio) , -ˈtān-yə also -ˈta-nē-ə or -ˈtan-yə \

Definition of titania

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noun (2)
Ti·​ta·​nia | \ tə-ˈtān-yə How to pronounce Titania (audio) , -ˈtän- How to pronounce Titania (audio) ; tī-ˈtā-nē-ə How to pronounce Titania (audio) \

Definition of Titania (Entry 2 of 2)

: the wife of Oberon and queen of the fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Examples of titania in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The coupling of the dye to titania particles allows for the generation of charge carriers upon light illumination. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 25 Apr. 2017 The researchers set about making a surface where titanium dioxide or titania, a photovoltaic compound used as a thickener in sunscreen, was responsive to visible light. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 25 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of titania

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1922, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for titania

Noun (1)

New Latin

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“Titania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titania. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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