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Fortuna

[fawr-too-nuh, -tyoo-]
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noun
  1. the ancient Roman goddess of fortune, identified with the Greek goddess Tyche.
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Examples from the Web for fortuna

Historical Examples

  • "Fortuna de guerra, senor capitan," said he in fluent Spanish.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • The most interesting scene represents a sacrifice to 338 Fortuna.

  • M. Tullius, builder of the temple of Fortuna Augusta, 130, 132.

  • Fortuna, worshipped at domestic shrines, 104; identified with Isis, 342.

  • It has furnished water for Fortuna since the founding of the village.


British Dictionary definitions for fortuna

Fortuna

noun
  1. the Roman goddess of fortune and good luckGreek counterpart: Tyche
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