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Noun: Ariadne  ,er-ee'ad-nee [N. Amer], ,a-ree'ad-nee [Brit]
  1. Beautiful daughter of Minos and Pasiphae; she fell in love with Theseus and gave him the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth

Type of: Greek deity

Encyclopedia: Ariadne