Meaning of Cassandra


Pronunciation: (ku-san'dru), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda daughter of Priam and Hecuba, a prophet cursed by Apollo so that her prophecies, though true, were fated never to be believed.
  2. a person who prophesies doom or disaster.
  3. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “helper of men.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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