EXAMPLES | noun the ancient Greek queen of heaven, a daughter of Cronus and Rhea and the wife and sister of Zeus.
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The roof of
Hera's temple fell in, and Hermes stood uncovered to the sky.
He heard of the women's games that were held once a year at Olympia in honor of
Hera, Socrates, if ever any one deserved the appellation "beautiful and good," you are that man!
The first day of every month a ewe-lamb and sow were sacrificed to
It was an evil day for Echo when she crossed the path of
Hera, queen of the gods. British Dictionary definitions for hera noun Greek myth the queen of the Olympian gods and sister and wife of Zeus Roman counterpart: Juno
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Word Origin and History for hera
sister and wife of Zeus, from Greek
Hera, literally "protectress," related to heros "hero," originally "defender, protector."
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The Greek and Roman goddess who protected marriage; she was the wife of
Zeus. Hera is best known for her jealousy and for her animosity toward the many mortal women with whom her husband fell in love. ( See Judgment of Paris.)
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