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[is-mee-nee, -mey-, iz-] /ɪsˈmi ni, -ˈmeɪ-, ɪz-/

noun, Classical Mythology.
a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who did not join Antigone in her forbidden burial of their brother Polynices.


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