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urania

1

[ yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh ]

noun

, Chemistry.


Urania

2

[ yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh ]

noun

  1. Classical Mythology. the Muse of astronomy.

Urania

/ jʊˈreɪnɪə /

noun

  1. the Muse of astronomy
  2. another name of Aphrodite


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Word History and Origins

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Word History and Origins

Origin of urania1

C17: from Latin, from Greek Ourania, from ouranios heavenly, from ouranos heaven

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Example Sentences

As I was wondering at this marvellous spectacle Urania told me this was their usual mode of interment and resurrection.

Was Urania a fair, blue-eyed maiden, a dream of spring, an innocent but inquisitive daughter of Eve?

It is of truth that I make much of these thing to please Urania.

For the gold he made nothing, even as my leetle wife Urania.

Thus did Dante impersonate the worship of Venus Urania,--spiritual tenderness overcoming sensual desire.

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