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Ares

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/ ˈɛər iz /
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noun

the ancient Greek god of war, a son of Zeus and Hera, identified by the Romans with Mars.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ares

Ares
/ (ˈɛəriːz) /

noun

Greek myth the god of war, born of Zeus and HeraRoman counterpart: Mars
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Cultural definitions for Ares

Ares

[Roman name Mars]

[ (air-eez) ]

The Greek and Roman god of war, brutal and bloodthirsty. He was the son of Zeus and Hera.

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