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Meaning of Penelope

Pe•nel•o•pe

Pronunciation: (pu-nel'u-pē), [key]
— n.
  1. the wife of Odysseus, who remained faithful to him during his long absence at Troy.
  2. a faithful wife.
  3. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “weaver.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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