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(Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Artemis
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(ˈsɪn θi ə)

2. Literary. the moon.
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Noun1.Cynthia - (Greek mythology) the virgin goddess of the hunt and the MoonCynthia - (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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References in classic literature ?
"I wonder if we've time to pick up Cynthia. No, she'll have started from the hospital by now."
"No, Cynthia is a protegee of my mother's, the daughter of an old schoolfellow of hers, who married a rascally solicitor.
Cynthia Murdoch was a fresh-looking young creature, full of life and vigour.
"I should like to see them!" cried Cynthia with dignity.
John left me, and a few minutes later I saw him from my window walking slowly across the grass arm in arm with Cynthia Murdoch.
"And he's a great friend of Mary's," put in Cynthia, the irrepressible.
for lovely paths are these To tread, when the glad Sun is on his throne Less pleasant, and less safe, when Cynthia's lamp With doubtful glimmer lights the dreary forest.
If even Cynthia looks haggard of an afternoon, as we may see her sometimes in the present winter season, with Phoebus staring her out of countenance from the opposite side of the heavens, how much more can old Lady Castlemouldy keep her head up when the sun is shining full upon it through the chariot windows, and showing all the chinks and crannies with which time has marked her face!
A NEW play about John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia, is to be showcased in Liverpool during International Beatle Week.
Todhd"Cynthia Ogbonna has been managing director for seven years and worked for the company for 15 years.
Councillor Chris Lay, who is chair of Cardiff City Transport Services Limited, said: "Cynthia Ogbonna has been a dedicated leader at Cardiff Bus, always focused on delivering the best possible service to customers with the full support of the Board through her time as Managing Director.
Few weeks after being re-elected as councilor of Elstree and Borehamwood boroughs, Cynthia Alcantara-Barker, the first ever Filipina politician in the United Kingdom was nominated and eventually won Deputy Mayor of Hertsmere, a large government district in Hertfordshire, England.