Jocasta


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Jo·cas·ta

 (jō-kăs′tə)
n. Greek Mythology
A queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son, Oedipus.
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Jocasta

(dʒəʊˈkæstə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius, who married Oedipus without either of them knowing he was her son
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Jo•cas•ta

(dʒoʊˈkæs tə)

n.
a legendary queen of Thebes who was both the mother and wife of Oedipus.
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Noun1.Jocasta - (Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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