What does Electra mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Electra(noun)

    (Greek mythology) the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; persuaded her brother (Orestes) to avenge Agamemnon's death by helping her to kill Clytemnestra and her lover (Aegisthus)

Wiktionary

  1. Electra(ProperNoun)

    Any of several mythical women, including a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, one of the Pleiades, and one of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys.

  2. Electra(ProperNoun)

    One of the stars in the Pleiades star cluster.

  3. Electra(ProperNoun)

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Freebase

  1. Electra

    In Greek mythology, Electra was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra, and thus princess of Argos. She and her brother Orestes plotted revenge against their mother Clytemnestra and stepfather Aegisthus for the murder of their father, Agamemnon. Electra is the main character in two Greek tragedies, Electra by Sophocles and Electra by Euripides, and has inspired other works. In psychology, the Electra complex is also named after her.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Electra

    an ocean nymph, the mother of Isis (q. v.).

  2. Electra

    the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, who, with her brother Orestes, avenged the death of her father on his murderers.

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How to pronounce Electra?

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How to say Electra in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Electra in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Electra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Electra in a Sentence

  1. Ric Gillespie:

    We’ll use a camera-equipped underwater Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) to investigate a sonar anomaly at a depth of 600 feet that could be the fuselage of Earhart’s Lockheed Electra.

  2. Tom Wolfe:

    Carol Doda's Breasts are up there the way one imagines Electra's should have been, two incredible mammiform protrusions, no mere pliable mass of feminine tissues and fats there but living arterial sculpture––viscera spigot––great blown-up aureate morning glories.

Images & Illustrations of Electra

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