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Meaning of Phaedra

Phae•dra

Pronunciation: (fē'dru, fed'ru), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. the wife of Theseus who fell in love with Hippolytus, her stepson, and eventually hanged herself after causing his death.
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