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Noun: Iphigenia  ,i-fi-ju'nI-u
  1. (Greek mythology) the daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; Agamemnon was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on its way to Troy; Artemis rescued her and she later became a priestess

Type of: mythical being

Encyclopedia: Iphigenia