1. (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
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How To Use Alcyone In A Sentence

  • Their conjugal affection still is ty'd,And still the mournful race is multiply'd:They bill, they tread; Alcyone compress'd,Sev'n days sits brooding on her floating nest:A wintry queen: her sire at length is kind,Calms ev'ry storm, and hushes ev'ry wind;Prepares his empire for his daughter's ease,And for his hatching nephews smooths the seas. Mystery bird: Black-capped kingfisher, Halcyon pileata
  • Ceyx was married to Halcyone, daughter of Aeolus, keeper of the winds... TALES OF THE CITY
  • Alcyone, the brightest star of the Pleiades, is many times bigger than our sun. Photographing the Sky
  • For Halcyone he was "Cheiron," her master, who had the enchanting quality of being able to see the other side of her head. Halcyone
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