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Noun: persona (personas,personae)  ,pur'sow-nu
  1. An actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    "she played the persona of Desdemona";
    - character, role, theatrical role, part
     
  2. (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    "a public persona is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty";
    - image

Derived forms: personas, personae

Type of: appearance, characterization, enactment, personation, portrayal, visual aspect

Encyclopedia: Persona