Pronunciation: (if"i-ju-nī'u, -nē'u), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/iphigenia.html on line 77 [key]
1. Class. Myth.the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra and sister of Orestes and Electra: when she was about to be sacrificed to ensure a wind to take the Greek ships to Troy, she was saved by Artemis, whose priestess she became.
2. a female given name.
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