- the ancient Roman goddess of war.
Examples from the Web for bellona
Historical Examples of bellona
At half-past six the Bellona was closely engaged with the French 74.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves
In consequence of the expenditure of so much coal, the Bellona had to touch at the Cape.
The men bent to their oars, and quickly reached the Bellona.
Bellona tossed and murmured as ever, yet still slept her uneasy sleep.The Woman in Black
Edmund Clerihew Bentley
He had recognized his superb Bellona in the lady by the garden window.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete
- the Roman goddess of war
Word Origin and History for bellona
Roman goddess of war, from Latin bellum "war," Old Latin duellum, dvellum, of uncertain origin.