Diane may refer to:

  • Diane, a name of the deity Artemis
  • Diane-35, a combined oral contraceptive pill
  • Citroën Dyane, a car
  • Dyane, a town in India
  • The Dian Kingdom, a kingdom in ancient China
  • Lake Dian, a lake in present China
  • Hurricane Diane, a disastrous Atlantic hurricane during 1955
  • Group Diane, a former special forces unit of the Belgian gendarmerie
  • Backformation of ethane from alkane and molecular naming di- + -ane
  • Steak Diane, a culinary dish
  • Dianetics, mental health theory
  • Diane (film), a 1956 film starring Lana Turner
  • "Diane" (song), a song by The Bachelors in 1964
  • "Diane" (Therapy? song), a song by Hüsker Dü from the Metal Circus EP. Later covered by Therapy? on the 1995 album Infernal Love
  • "Diane", a song by Guster from Keep It Together
  • "Little Diane", a song by Dion
  • "My Diane", a song by The Beach Boys
  • "Oh Diane", a song by Fleetwood Mac from the album Mirage
  • "Jack & Diane", a song by John Cougar Mellenkamp
  • Project DIANE, the Diversified Information and Assistance NEtwork, a U.S. videoconferencing based community service network
Notable people named Diane

Alternative spellings include Dianne, Dian, Dyan and Dyane. See also Di and Diana

Fictional characters named Diane
  • Diane Court, a fictional character in the 1989 Cameron Crowe film Say Anything..., played by Ione Skye
  • Diane Chambers, a fictional character in the TV series Cheers
  • Diane Darcy, a fictional race car driver
  • Diane, an unseen character from the 2008 video game No More Heroes
  • Diane, an unseen character in the television show Twin Peaks, to whom Dale Cooper addresses messages on a pocket tape recorder
  • Diane Jenkins Newman, a character on the American soap opera The Young and the Restless

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  • DIANE — À Rome, Diane n’a pas été, à l’origine, tenue pour une déesse indigène; son premier sanctuaire est érigé sur l’Aventin, donc sans doute à l’extérieur du pomoerium primitif, et Varron la fait figurer dans une liste de dieux qu’aurait,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • diane — 1. (di a n ) s. f. 1°   Déesse de la chasse et aussi déesse de la lune, chez les Latins.    Poétiquement. La lune. 2°   Dans le langage des alchimistes, l argent, qui se disait aussi la lune.    Terme d ancienne chimie. Arbre de Diane, assemblage …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Diane — [dī an′] n. a feminine name: dim. Di; var. Dianne: see DIANA * * * (as used in expressions) Arbus Diane Diane Nemerov Hillary Diane Rodham Di Prima Diane Diane de France duchess de Montmorency and Angoulême Diane de Poitiers duchess de… …   Universalium

  • diane — DIANE. s. fém. Terme militaire. Il n est d usage que dans cette phrase, Battre la diane, qui se dit Lorsqu on bat le tambour à la pointe du jour pour éveiller les soldats …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Diane — [djan] die; , n [ dja:nən] <aus gleichbed. fr. diane, eigtl. »Weckruf«, dies aus span. diana, vgl. ↑Diana> svw. ↑Diana …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • diane — DIANE. s. f. Terme militaire. Il n a guere d usage que dans cette phrase, Battre la diane, qui signifie, Battre le tambour d une certaine maniere pour esveiller les soldats …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Diane — (Seew.), s. Diana 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Diane — f French form of DIANA (SEE Diana), now also used in the English speaking world. It was especially popular among the Renaissance aristocracy, who loved hunting and were therefore proud to name their daughters after the classical goddess of the… …   First names dictionary

  • Diane — DIANE: Déesse de la chasse teté …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • Diane — [dī an′] n. a feminine name: dim. Di; var. Dianne: see DIANA …   English World dictionary

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