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Clymene (klĭmˈənē) [key], in Greek mythology. 1 Daughter of the Titan Oceanus. The wife of Iapetus, she bore him Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius. 2 Nymph, wife of Helios and mother of Phaëthon.

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