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noun Roman Legend.
  1. the mother, by Latinus, of Lavinia.
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Historical Examples

  • The name of the queen, her mother, the wife of Latinus, was Amata.

    Romulus, Makers of History

    Jacob Abbott

  • His “Amata Mathemata” became his pride, his pleasure, and at length his shame.

  • Fidus, Amata, and the little Mignon, hesitated not one moment to declare their choice of staying with the generous Benefico.

    The Governess

    Sarah Fielding

  • The nuptials of the faithful Fidus, and his loved Amata, were solemnized in the presence of all their friends.

    The Governess

    Sarah Fielding

  • The Fury first took possession of the queen, Amata, and roused her to oppose in every way the new alliance.