Parthenon

Par"the*non

(pr"th*nn), prop. n. [L., fr. Gr. Parqenw`n, fr.parqe`nos a virgin, i. e., Athena, the Greek goddess called also Pallas.] A celebrated marble temple of Athena, on the Acropolis at Athens. It was of the pure Doric order, and has had an important influence on art.
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Par*then"o*pe

(pr*thn"*p), n. [L., the name of a Siren, fr. Gr. Parqeno`ph.] 1. (Gr. Myth.) One of the Sirens, who threw herself into the sea, in despair at not being able to beguile Ulysses by her songs.
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2. One of the asteroids between Mars and Jupiter, discovered by M. de Gasparis in 1850.
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