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  1. an ancient Greek sea goddess, a daughter of Nereus and the wife of Poseidon.
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Examples from the Web for amphitrite

Historical Examples

  • And the only heavy ship in the fleet with this pattern is 'Amphitrite.'

    A Question of Courage

    Jesse Franklin Bone

  • She was back in Cth looking for a better chance at the "Amphitrite."

    A Question of Courage

    Jesse Franklin Bone

  • It is generally associated with B. amphitrite and amaryllis.

  • Neptune and Amphitrite and the two pages went below with the Captain.

    With the Battle Fleet

    Franklin Matthews

  • Amphitrite: the wife of Neptune (Poseidon) and goddess of the Sea.

    Milton's Comus

    John Milton

British Dictionary definitions for amphitrite


  1. Greek myth a sea goddess, wife of Poseidon and mother of Triton
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