Eurydice [yoo-rid-uh-see, yuh-] Examples noun Classical Mythology.
- Also called . the wife of Orpheus.
- the wife of Creon of Thebes.
Also Eu·ryd·i·ke [yoo-rid-i-kee, yuh-] /yʊˈrɪd ɪˌki, yə-/. Examples from the Web for eurydice Contemporary Examples of eurydice
He leaves, sending Eurydice long fictional accounts of his travels.
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Historical Examples of eurydice
What if there followed him not Eurydice, but a mocking shade?
Eurydice should be given back to him, but only on one condition.
Olympias adhered to Polysperchon, while Eurydice favored Cassander’s cause.
The ‘Eurydice,’ which I saw in Portsmouth harbour, is a warning for ever.
Sophie burned it all in the Orpheus and Eurydice grate, and kept her own counsel.
British Dictionary definitions for eurydice Eurydice noun
- Greek myth a dryad married to Orpheus, who sought her in Hades after she died. She could have left Hades with him had he not broken his pact and looked back at her
Word Origin and History for eurydice Eurydice
wife of Orpheus in Greek mythology, from Latin, from Greek Eurydike, literally “wide justice,” from eurys “wide” (see) + dike “right, custom, usage, law; justice” (cognate with Latin dicere “to show, tell;” see ).