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[joo-noh] /ˈdʒu noʊ/

noun, plural Junos for 3.
the ancient Roman queen of heaven, a daughter of Saturn and the wife and sister of Jupiter: the protector of women and marriage.
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Astronomy. the fourth largest and one of the four brightest asteroids.
a woman of regal appearance or bearing.
Military. the code name for a beach on France’s Normandy coast, attacked by Canadian forces as part of the Allies’ D-day invasion on June 6, 1944.
a female given name.
(in Roman tradition) the queen of the Olympian gods Greek counterpart Hera
a woman of stately bearing and regal beauty
(astronomy) the fourth largest known asteroid (approximate diameter 240 kilometres) and one of the four brightest
an award given for achievements in the Canadian music industry

Roman goddess of women and marriage, mid-14c., perhaps literally “the young one” (perhaps as goddess of the new moon), from an Italic root akin to Latin iunior “younger,” iuvenis “young” (see young).
An asteroid having a diameter of about 240 km (149 mi). It was the third to be discovered, in 1804. See more at asteroid.

The Roman name of Hera, the Greek and Roman goddess who protected marriage. Juno was the wife of Jupiter.

A numerical constraint-oriented language for graphics applications. It solves its constraints using Newton-Raphson relaxation. It was inspired partly by Metafont.
[“Juno, a Constraint-Based Graphics System”, G. Nelson in SIGGRAPH ’85 Conf Readings, B.A. Barsky ed, Jul 1985, pp. 235-243].


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    [pey-kok] /ˈpeɪ kɒk/ noun 1. a play (1924) by Sean O’Casey.

  • Junoesque

    [joo-noh-esk] /ˌdʒu noʊˈɛsk/ adjective 1. (of a woman) stately; regal. /ˌdʒuːnəʊˈɛsk/ adjective 1. having stately bearing and regal beauty like the goddess Juno adj. in reference to stately, mature beauty, 1861, from Juno + -esque. Qualities associated with the Roman goddess, who also was notable for her fits of rage.

  • Junque

    noun Old and discarded odds and ends; rummage; junk: a wonderful collection of white elephants, trash, treasures and, as the antique dealers spell it, ”junque”/ ever since the self-described ”junque” jeweler arrived in New York [the pseudo-French spelling lends a certain chic and dignity to the material]

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    abbreviation 1. junior

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