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Hygiea

[ hī-jēə ]
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The fourth largest asteroid, having a diameter of about 430 km (267 mi). See more at asteroid.
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How to use Hygiea in a sentence

  • Hygiea, the goddess of health, is represented in works of art as a virgin dressed in a long robe and feeding a serpent from a cup.

    Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
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