Pronunciation: (at"l-an'tu), [key]
Class Myth.a virgin huntress who promised to marry the man who could win a foot race against her but lost to Hippomenes when she stopped to retrieve three golden apples of Aphrodite that he dropped in her path. Also,At•a•lan•tePronunciation: (at"l-an'tē). [key]Cf. Melanion.
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