Meaning of Nysa

Ny•sa

Pronunciation: (nī'su), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. the mountain where Zeus sent the infant Dionysus to protect him from the vindictive wrath of Hera.
  2. one of the Nysaean Nymphs.
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