the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility and the source of all life.
a female spirit or deity serving as a symbol of life or fertility.
a sensuous, maternal woman.
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How to use earth mother in a sentence
Two were blue like the sky and two dun-red like the flesh of the Earth-mother.Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest | Katharine Berry Judson
Tiw is the god of honorable war, the son of Odin and Frigga, the earth mother.'Round the Year in Myth and Song | Florence Holbrook
As Kali she is the black earth-mother, and as Jagadgauri, the yellow woman, the harvest bride.Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie
This earth-mother is the characteristic and central feature of the early Aegean religions.Five Stages of Greek Religion | Gilbert Murray
Warm is the Earth-mother, cold the Sky-father, even as woman is the warm, man the cold being!Outlines of Zui Creation Myths | Frank Hamilton Cushing
British Dictionary definitions for earth mother
(in various mythologies)
a female goddess considered as the source of fertility and life
the earth personified
informal a sensual or fecund woman
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