Antigone


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An·tig·o·ne

 (ăn-tĭg′ə-nē)
n. Greek Mythology
The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. She performed funeral rites over her brother's body in defiance of her uncle Creon.

Antigone

(ænˈtɪɡənɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, who was condemned to death for cremating the body of her brother Polynices in defiance of an edict of her uncle, King Creon of Thebes

An•tig•o•ne

(ænˈtɪg əˌni)

n.
(in Greek myth) a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who defied her uncle Creon by performing funeral rites over her brother Polynices.
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Noun1.Antigone - (Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to deathAntigone - (Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death
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Translations

Antigone

[ænˈtɪgənɪ] NAntígona

Antigone

[ænˈtɪgənɪ] nAntigone f
References in classic literature ?
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{Some editions of the work contain a brief passage from Antigone, in Greek, at this spot.
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