Definition of Hypatia in English:

Hypatia

proper noun

  • (c.370–415), Greek philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician. She was the head of the Neoplatonist school in Alexandria and was famous for her eloquence and learning. She was murdered by a mob of Christians incited by Cyril, the bishop of Alexandria.

Pronunciation:

Hypatia

/hīˈpāSHə//-patēə/