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n. Greek Mythology
A queen of the Amazons killed by Hercules.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a queen of the Amazons, slain by Hercules in battle for her belt, which he obtained as his ninth labour
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a queen of the Amazons in Greek myth.
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The legendary ninth Labor of Heracles (Hercules) was the taking of the girdle of Hippolyte (Hippolyta), queen of the Amazons.