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Greek Mythology A queen of Sparta and the mother, by Zeus in the form of a swan, of Helen and Pollux and, by her husband Tyndareus, of Castor and Clytemnestra.


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a queen of Sparta who was the mother of Helen and Pollux by Zeus, who visited her in the form of a swan


(Astronomy) astronomy a small satellite of Jupiter in an intermediate orbit


(ˈli də, ˈleɪ-)

(in Greek myth) the mother of Castor and Clytemnestra, fathered by her mortal husband, and of Pollux and Helen, fathered by Zeus in the form of a swan.
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Noun1.Leda - (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swanLeda - (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda
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Beneath the heights fo Taygetus stately Leda bare them, when the dark-clouded Son of Cronos had privily bent her to his will.
And I saw Leda the wife of Tyndarus, who bore him two famous sons, Castor breaker of horses, and Pollux the mighty boxer.
These figures, he would say, these Chirons, Griffins, Phorkyas, Helen and Leda, are somewhat, and do exert a specific influence on the mind.
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Leda and the Swan" appears to recount the erotic story of Zeus and Leda in Greek mythology.
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And when they do-when Leda, Aran, Aurora and the rest of the family face their demons by remembering their past and rediscovering their roots, they are reborn stronger, more powerful and more purposeful.
Alem das cinco, no decorrer da narrativa, surge Miranda, enteada de Leda e rival de Lola.
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