Persephone(redirected from Persephone (godess))
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n. Greek Mythology
The daughter of Demeter and Zeus who was abducted by Hades but rescued by her mother and thereafter spent six months of the year on earth and six months in the underworld.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a daughter of Zeus and Demeter, abducted by Hades and made his wife and queen of the underworld, but allowed part of each year to leave it. Roman counterpart: Proserpina
Per•seph•o•ne(pərˈsɛf ə ni)
an ancient Greek goddess, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, abducted by Hades to be queen of the underworld.