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proper nounGreek Mythology
A powerful goddess, the wife and sister of Zeus and the daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She was worshipped as the queen of heaven and as a marriage goddess.Roman equivalent Juno
From Greek Hēra ‘lady’, feminine of hērōs ‘hero’, perhaps used as a title.
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