Proper noun.  (Greek god) The queen of the gods, and goddess of marriage and birth; daughter of Cronus and Rhea, sister and wife of Zeus,''Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology'', Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986 mother of Hephaestus, Ares, and Hebe.

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