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[ee-os] /ˈi ɒs/
the ancient Greek goddess of the dawn, identified by the Romans with Aurora. Unabridged
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  • Eos, the goddess of the dawn, the daughter of Hyperion, and the sister of Helios and Selene.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • They entered the mansion on the disk, and Eos sent it sharply upward.

    Daughter of the Night Richard S. Shaver
  • He did not think of it, but Feronia now sat where Eos herself had spent many a sad hour, sitting and gazing at her dead lovers.

    Daughter of the Night Richard S. Shaver
  • "That will take some thought," said Eos, her face full of indecision.

    Daughter of the Night Richard S. Shaver
  • Over the rosy skirts of Eos hung a full and heavy robe of swelling grey and black clouds, edged with a fringe of sheeny gold.

    Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
  • But if you would learn the splendour of this castle it is an easy matter, for Eos hung the walls of it with Dawn and Sunset.

    The Secret Glory Arthur Machen
  • Eos got up from the board, and went to a small chamber at the edge of the disk.

    Daughter of the Night Richard S. Shaver
  • I took it up only at that period when Joshua Daunton first made his application to me to be allowed to enter the Eos.

    Rattlin the Reefer Edward Howard
  • Eos led him into a great feasting chamber, and Druga saw there a great host of men sitting, as to a feast, side by side.

    Daughter of the Night Richard S. Shaver
  • For she thought that these were people who had angered Eos and that Eos had changed them into stone.

    Daughter of the Night Richard S. Shaver
British Dictionary definitions for Eos


(Greek myth) the winged goddess of the dawn, the daughter of Hyperion Roman counterpart Aurora
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Related Abbreviations for Eos


earth observation satellite
earth observing system
end of story
enter stop order
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