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n. Greek Mythology
The virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon and twin sister of Apollo.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon: the twin sister of Apollo. Roman counterpart: Diana Also called: Cynthia
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Ar•te•mis(ˈɑr tə mɪs)
an ancient Greek goddess, characterized as a virgin huntress and associated with the moon: identified by the Romans with Diana.
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|Noun||1.||Artemis - (Greek mythology) the virgin goddess of the hunt and the Moon; daughter of Leto and twin sister of Apollo; identified with Roman Diana|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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