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Adrastea

/ (əˈdræstɪə) /
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noun

a small satellite of Jupiter, discovered in 1979

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  • Goethe admired him, and Herder devoted a chapter to him in his Adrastea of 1802.

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  • She is likewise called Adrastea, because Adrastus, king of Argos, first raised an altar to her.

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