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Amaterasu

[ah-mah-te-rah-soo] /ˈɑ mɑ tɛˈrɑ sʊ/
noun
1.
the Japanese Shinto goddess personifying the sun.
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  • If they still mined it, Amaterasu would repay a second visit.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Hey, you're not thinking of selling Amaterasu plutonium and Beowulf gadolinium, are you?

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • When he asked the moonbase who she was, he was told that she was the Sun Goddess, Amaterasu.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Tanith and Amaterasu and Beowulf could work up a very good triangular trade; all three would profit.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Amaterasu had had to begin by creating the industry they needed to create the industry they needed to build a ship.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • And there was rioting on Amaterasu, because of public indignation over a fraudulent election.

    Ministry of Disturbance Henry Beam Piper
  • The sun goddess, Amaterasu, was offended and retired to a cave, withdrawing her luminous beauty from the world.

    Plays of Old Japan Marie C. Stopes
  • Beowulf had one, and another almost completed, and now there was an Amaterasu ship.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper

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