Diana


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Di·an·a

 (dī-ăn′ə)
n. Roman Mythology
The virgin goddess of hunting and childbirth, associated with the moon and identified with the Greek Artemis.

[Middle English, from Latin Diāna; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

Diana

, Princess of Wales Title of Lady Diana Frances Spencer. 1961-1997.
British consort of Charles, Prince of Wales, from 1981 until their divorce in 1996.

Diana

(daɪˈænə)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) the virginal Roman goddess of the hunt and the moon. Greek counterpart: Artemis
2. (Biography) title Diana, Princess of Wales, original name Lady Diana Frances Spencer. 1961–97, she married Charles, Prince of Wales, in 1981; they were divorced in 1996: died in a car crash

Di•an•a

(daɪˈæn ə)

n.
1. (Lady Diana Spencer), 1961–97, former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.
2. a Roman goddess associated with forests and childbirth: identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Diana - English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles; her death in an automobile accident in Paris produced intense national mourning (1961-1997)
2.Diana - (Roman mythology) virgin goddess of the hunt and the Moon; counterpart of Greek Artemis
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
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n. complejo de Diana, la adopción de características y conducta masculina por parte de una mujer.
References in classic literature ?
Diana was sitting on the sofa, reading a book which she dropped when the callers entered.
Outside in the garden, which was full of mellow sunset light streaming through the dark old firs to the west of it, stood Anne and Diana, gazing bashfully at each other over a clump of gorgeous tiger lilies.
"Oh, Diana," said Anne at last, clasping her hands and speaking almost in a whisper, "oh, do you think you can like me a little--enough to be my bosom friend?"
"Thanks be, I'm done with geometry, learning or teaching it," said Anne Shirley, a trifle vindictively, as she thumped a somewhat battered volume of Euclid into a big chest of books, banged the lid in triumph, and sat down upon it, looking at Diana Wright across the Green Gables garret, with gray eyes that were like a morning sky.
Diana Wright, three years older than when we last saw her, had grown somewhat matronly in the intervening time.
"You always hated geometry," said Diana with a retrospective smile.
Anne knew that Ruby meant that she wanted to tell Anne all about her own recent flirtations, but she promised to go, and Diana offered to go with her.
"What a beautiful sunset," said Diana. "Look, Anne, it's just like a land in itself, isn't it?
"Do you think we could find all our yesterdays there, Diana -- all our old springs and blossoms?
At Mercy Farm, at Diana's Grove, at Castra Regis, and a few other spots, the negro stopped and, opening his wide nostrils as if to sniff boldly, said that he smelled death.
There was evidently something about Diana's Grove which both interested and baffled him.
When dusk had fallen, Adam took the new mongoose--not the one from Nepaul--and, carrying the box slung over his shoulder, strolled towards Diana's Grove.