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Definition for arete (2 of 2)
noun Physical Geography, Geology.
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Example sentences from the Web for arete
Pallas and Nausicaa, he first goes to Arete and clasps her knees in supplication, begging for an escort to his country.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
In the course of time Ulysses comes to a pause in his narrative and Queen Arete makes a little speech.The Humour of Homer and Other Essays|Samuel Butler
Better known than Arete, but probably not superior to her as a teacher or writer, was the illustrious Hypatia of Alexandria.Woman in Science|John Augustine Zahm
There she advised that he should seek the Queen, Arete, whom he would find at that hour busied with her weaving.Half a Hundred Hero Tales|Various
Her name is Arete, and she comes of the same family as her husband Alcinous.The Odyssey|Homer