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Dan·a·ealso Dan·a·ë (dăn′ə-ē′)
n. Greek Mythology
The daughter of Eurydice and Acrisius and mother of Perseus who was imprisoned by her father in a bronze chamber.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the mother of Perseus by Zeus, who came to her in prison as a shower of gold
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(in Greek myth) a daughter of the king of Argos and mother, by Zeus disguised as a shower of gold, of Perseus.
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