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Meaning of Nephele

Neph•e•le

Pronunciation: (nef'u-lē"), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a woman formed from a cloud by Zeus as a counterfeit of Hera, in order to deceive the lustful Ixion: mother by Ixion of the centaurs.
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