Definitions for irene
Eirene, the Greek goddess of peace, one of the Horae/Horu00E6; equivalent to the Roman goddess Pax.
, an asteroid.
, in regular use since the 19th century.
The hydrocarbon formed by dehydration of irone.
Origin: Irène, from Εἰρήνη eirēnē "peace", name of a goddess of peace, of early Christian saints, and of an 8th-century Byzantine empress.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
empress of Constantinople, born in Athens, a poor orphan girl, famous for her beauty, her talents, and her crimes; was banished to Lesbos, where she maintained herself by spinning; has been canonised by the Greek Church for her zeal in image worship (752-803).