Meaning of Hesperides in English:


Pronunciation /hɛˈspɛrɪdiːz/

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • A group of nymphs who were guardians, with the aid of a watchful dragon, of a tree of golden apples in a garden located beyond the Atlas Mountains at the western border of Oceanus, the river encircling the world. One of the labours of Hercules was to fetch the golden apples.