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Cytherea

[sith-uh-ree-uh] /ˌsɪθ əˈri ə/
noun
1.
Aphrodite: so called because of her birth in the sea near Cythera.
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  • 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 latter part of her speech he forgot in the calling of his attention to Cytherea.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • The fixed mobile smile of Cytherea flashed into his thoughts.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • She rose, with a graceful gesture of her hands up to where Cytherea rested.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Cytherea, with her disdainful gaze, evaded his wavering reach.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Peyton, too, had fallen under the charm of Cytherea; but chance—was it fortunate?

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • And so I left the safety of a species, of Fanny and children, for the barrenness of Cytherea.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
British Dictionary definitions for Cytherea

Cytherea

/ˌsɪθəˈriːə/
noun
1.
another name for Aphrodite
Derived Forms
Cytherean, adjective
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