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Tellus

[tel-uh s]
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noun
  1. an ancient Roman goddess of the earth, marriage, and fertility, identified with the Greek goddess Gaea.
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Examples from the Web for tellus

Historical Examples

  • I am sure 98 Mars, Mercury, and Tellus are equally prone to this weakness.

    Mountain Meditations

    L. Lind-af-Hageby

  • But say, we've got a lot of power on our ultra-wave: enough to reach Tellus, I think.

    Triplanetary

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • There--this plate is looking back, or down, at Tellus; this other one is looking ahead.

    Triplanetary

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • They'll do--about as fine a couple of kids as old Tellus ever produced.

    Triplanetary

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • Should've remembered Tellus isn't Hodell; the tri-di's setting up!

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith


British Dictionary definitions for tellus

Tellus

noun
  1. the Roman goddess of the earth; protectress of marriage, fertility, and the dead
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