- one of the Graces, married to Hephaestus.
- singular of Charites.
- the ancient Greek name for the Graces.
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Examples from the Web for charis
Then he put on a clean tunic, and went to join Charis and her guest.Stories from the Iliad
H. L. Havell
By this means he passed the night in safety, according to the account we have from Charis.
Charis and Tyche were allegories, the latter having been represented sitting because happiness does not stand fast.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
Wasn't Charis a valiant general of the old Greeks, who sent him here, once on a time, to help the Byzantines?
The world would have forgotten General Charis, but for his wife Damalis, whom they have remembered these two thousand years.
- a river in N central Africa, rising in the N Central African Republic and flowing north to Lake Chad. Length: about 2250 km (1400 miles)
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