Etymology
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Antigone

daughter of Oedipus, her name in Greek might mean "in place of a mother," from anti "opposite, in place of" (see anti-) + gone "womb, childbirth, generation," from root of gignesthai "to be born" related to genos "race, birth, descent" (from PIE root *gene- "give birth, beget," with derivatives referring to procreation and familial and tribal groups).

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Definitions of Antigone

Antigone (n.)
(Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death;
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