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Me·de·a

 (mĭ-dē′ə)
n. Greek Mythology
A princess and sorceress of Colchis who helped Jason obtain the Golden Fleece, lived as his consort, and killed their children as revenge for his infidelity.
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Medea

(mɪˈdɪə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a princess of Colchis, who assisted Jason in obtaining the Golden Fleece from her father
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Me•de•a

(mɪˈdi ə)

n.
a sorceress, daughter of Aeëtes and wife of Jason, whom she assisted in obtaining the Golden Fleece: when Jason deserted her, she killed their children.
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Noun1.Medea - (Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her fatherMedea - (Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Medea

[mɪˈdɪə] nMedea
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Caption: Trappist monks and a guest are pictured at the Monastery of Notre Dame de l'Atlas near Medea, Algeria, in this undated photo.
* Department of Material Engineering, University of Medea, Algeria, E-mail: t_kermezli@yahoo.fr
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