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n. Greek Mythology
A queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son, Oedipus.


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius, who married Oedipus without either of them knowing he was her son


(dʒoʊˈkæs tə)

a legendary queen of Thebes who was both the mother and wife of Oedipus.
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