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Meaning of Evadne

E•vad•ne

Pronunciation: (i-vad'nē), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. the wife of Capaneus who threw herself on his funeral pyre.
  2. a daughter of Pelias, king of Iolcus. Cf. Amphinome.
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