Pronunciation: (an-tig'u-nē"), [key]
1. Class. Myth.a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who defied her uncle, King Creon, by performing funeral rites over her brother, Polynices, and was condemned to be immured alive in a cave.
2. (italics) a tragedy (c440 b.c.) by Sophocles.
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