- Aphrodite: so called because of her birth in the sea near Cythera.
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Examples from the Web for cytherea
Nay, widowed is Cytherea, and idle are the Loves along the halls!
Thine own bed, Cytherea, let him now possess,—the dead Adonis.
Cease, Cytherea, from thy lamentations, to-day refrain from thy dirges.
The umbones will be marked with the letter u, in Cytherea, fig. 117.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
The fixed mobile smile of Cytherea flashed into his thoughts.Cytherea
- another name for Aphrodite
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