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Pythia (n.)

"priestess of Apollo at Delphi," who received his oracles in the inner sanctuary of the great temple, 1842, from Greek pythia (hiereia) "(Priestess) of Pythian Apollo," from a variant form of Pythios, an epithet of Apollo, from Pytho, older name of the region of Delphi (see python).

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Definitions of Pythia from WordNet

Pythia (n.)
(Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles;
Synonyms: Pythoness
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