[ oo-rey-nuh s ]
/ uˈreɪ nəs /

noun Classical Mythology.

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Examples from the Web for ouranos

  • Ouranos, however, came to her when he listed and attempted to kill her children.

  • Ouranos ‘hid his children from the light in the hollows of Earth’ (Hesiod).

    Modern Mythology|Andrew Lang
  • Everybody has observed that the stars rise up off the earth, like the bees sprung from the blood of Ouranos.

    Modern Mythology|Andrew Lang
  • Instead of Nirvana, their heaven was Ouranos—the sky above them.