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Gender Feminine
Scripts Ῥέα(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. REH-A(Classical Greek)
REE-ə(English)
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Meaning unknown, perhaps related to ῥέω (rheo) meaning "to flow" or ἔρα (era) meaning "ground". In Greek mythology Rhea was a Titan, the wife of Cronus, and the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter and Hestia. Also, in Roman mythology a woman named Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome.

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VariantRheie(Greek Mythology)
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