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n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of the moon.


(Classical Myth & Legend) the Greek goddess of the moon. Roman counterpart: Luna


(sɪˈli ni)

the ancient Greek goddess of the moon.
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Noun1.Selene - (Greek mythology) goddess of the Moon in ancient mythologySelene - (Greek mythology) goddess of the Moon in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Luna
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Selene - a genus of Carangidae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carangidae, family Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
References in classic literature ?
They drank to the earth and to her satellite, to the Gun Club, the Union, the Moon, Diana, Phoebe, Selene, the "peaceful courier of the night
He fell asleep upon the hill of Latmus, and while he slept Selene came to him and kissed him.
Thence they arise and go abroad by night, veiled in thick mist, and utter their song with lovely voice, praising Zeus the aegis- holder and queenly Hera of Argos who walks on golden sandals and the daughter of Zeus the aegis-holder bright-eyed Athene, and Phoebus Apollo, and Artemis who delights in arrows, and Poseidon the earth-holder who shakes the earth, and reverend Themis and quick-glancing (1) Aphrodite, and Hebe with the crown of gold, and fair Dione, Leto, Iapetus, and Cronos the crafty counsellor, Eos and great Helius and bright Selene, Earth too, and great Oceanus, and dark Night, and the holy race of all the other deathless ones that are for ever.
371-374) And Theia was subject in love to Hyperion and bare great Helius (Sun) and clear Selene (Moon) and Eos (Dawn) who shines upon all that are on earth and upon the deathless Gods who live in the wide heaven.
Eventually, mothers started asking for tips, such as what diapers and other products she favored for Selene, 4, and Tristan Gabriel, 1.
Combining SELENE and GRAIL data, the suspected lava tubes show mass deficits.
SOME great moments of the Rio 2016 Olympics for the Cyprus team will be showcased as of Friday in a photography exhibition by local snapper Selene Alexia Christodoulou.
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Her trusted yet supremely treacherous secretary, Gripo, falsely accuses Selene of adultery; the King abandons her and returns to Persia, narrowly escaping assassination at the hands of the courtier who hopes, as a result, to marry his own son to the Queen.
Selene Yangtze has written a concise, comprehensive guide to foot reflexology which aims to make the subject accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds.